The OpenGLAM Working Group of the opendata.ch association promotes and facilitates the adoption of the OpenGLAM Principles in Switzerland. Once a year, it brings together data providers, software developers, digital humanists, artists, Wikimedians/Wikipedians, and other interested people in order to experiment how cultural data and content can be used for research purposes, for web and mobile apps, in the context of Wikipedia, for artistic re-mixes, or for other forms of re-use. In general, data providers manage the description of their data on opendata.swiss themselves under their own organizational account. As an exception in some cases, the OpenGLAM CH Working Group takes care of this. Save for a few noted exceptions, only the data descriptions, but not the data itself are provided by the OpenGLAM Working Group.

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10 datasets found

  • Ernst Klöti Slides collection - ZB Solothurn

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Geography, Tourism

    Ernst Klöti, working as a teacher in the municipalities of Aeschi and Luterbach in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland, took photographs of the canton and other regions on slid...

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  • Selection of photographs collected by the archaeologist Albert Naef

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Geography, Tourism

    In partnership with Wikimedia CH, the Archives cantonales vaudoises have uploaded a selection of photographies collected by the archaeologist Albert Naef to Wikimedia Commons on...

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  • Media on Wikimedia Commons contributed by the ETH-Bibliothek

    Agriculture, forestry, Construction and housing, Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science, Geography

    ETH-Bibliothek's photographic and audio-visual documents are curated by the Image Archive. Its almost 3 million documents include ETH Zurich's Portrait and View Collection, imag...

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  • VSJF-Refugees Migration

    Crime, criminal justice, Education and science, Geography, Mobility and Transport, Public order and security, Population, Social security, Territory and environment

    The VSJF-Refugees Migration data are an excerpt of the VSJF-database hosted at the Archives of Contemporary History, ETH Zurich. The database contains data sets of refugees whic...

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  • Citations extracted from monographs about the history of Venice

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science, Geography

    A dataset of citations extracted from monographs about the history of Venice.

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  • Bibliographic data of IUCN's publications and grey literature

    Agriculture, forestry, Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science, Geography, Territory and environment

    IUCN is the International Union for Conservation of Nature, with its headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. The dataset contains bibliographic data of IUCN's publications and grey ...

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  • Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland

    Trade, Culture, media, information society, sport, National economy, Geography, Politics, Territory and environment

    The DDS are a research project aiming to edit key documents on Swiss foreign relations. The editors provide researchers and practitioners with official sources in printed and di...

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  • Historical photographs from the album „A tire d’aile par le saint Gothard“ (a...

    Construction and housing, Culture, media, information society, sport, Geography, Mobility and Transport, Territory and environment

    The 60 photographs contained in the lavishly designed album „A tire d’aile par le saint Gothard“ takes viewers leafing through it on a picturesque journey from the heart of Swit...

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  • Historical maps in the collection of the Basel University Library

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Geography

    This collection of maps from the Basel University Library includes more than 500 digitized maps, ranging from the 16th until the end of the 18th century. Some highlights include...

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  • Digitized rare books in the Basel University Library

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science, Geography, Mobility and Transport, Politics

    Over 6.000 prints (books, maps or music prints) from the Basel University Library from the 15th to the 19th century, including a lot of early prints from the 16th century.

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