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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58 datasets found

  • Manuscripts in the holding of the Municipal Library Schaffhausen

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    This collection includes high-quality reproductions of the medieval manuscripts in the Municipal Library Schaffhausen.

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  • Journal de Genève / Gazette de Lausanne (1914)

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Historical database of Le Temps comprises 3 newspapers over 200 years. The Journal de Genève ran from 1826 to 1998, the Gazette de Lausanne (under different names) from 1798...

  • International Telecommunication Union History Portal Metadata

    Trade, Culture, media, information society, sport, Industry and services, Legislation, Politics

    For a century and a half since 1865, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has been at the centre of advances in communications – from telegraphy through to the modern...

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  • Images from the Zentralbibliothek Zürich's Special Collections

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Zurich Central Library has made some 100 high resolution scans of single-leaf broadsheets, landscapes, portraits as well as cultural/historical material from its rich specia...

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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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  • Historic Prints from the Zentralbibliothek Solothurn

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    Around 1200 historic prints from the Zentralbibliothek Solothurn collection at Wikimedia Commons. A diversity of facets of Solothurn history can be found in them, from documenta...

    • TIFF
  • Combined Archival Meta-Data from 5 swiss archives in Linked Data

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Politics

    To unlock the power of existing finding aids in archives, an informal group of interest around Linked Data (LD) has formed in Switzerland mid 2014. Archival practitioners of fiv...

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  • Basic Metadata of the Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The goal of e-codices is to provide access to medieval and modern manuscripts of Switzerland via a virtual library. On the e-codices website, complete digital reproductions o...

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  • Basic descriptive bibliographic and usage data of Lucernense collections 17.-...

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek Luzern is the cantonal and academic library of the canton of Lucerne and holds in its collections, among others, publications from and about...

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  • Archives holdings metadata

    Education and science

    The Archives Portal Europe provides access to information on archival material from the following Swiss archives via its website and API as well as information on archival insti...

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  • SwissJazzOrama Jazz Metadata

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    SwissJazzOrama collects and archives all kinds of sound carriers, pictures, literature and other testimonies from the Jazz universe. It collects information about as many differ...

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  • Rousseau Online: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Collection complète des oeuvres

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

    rousseauonline.ch gives access to the complete works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) in their first reference edition, in 17 volumes and almost 10'000 pages, published in G...

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  • Public Domain Music Recordings and Metadata

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Swiss Foundation Public Domain is a charitable foundation specialized in the conservation and utilization of public domain music and film material. Its archives include over...

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  • Text of the Book «Rolle and its former district»

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Tourism

    The Society for Art History in Switzerland (German: Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte GSK, French: Société d'histoire de l'art en Suisse SHAS, Italian: Società di ...

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  • Medieval manuscripts in the Basel University Library

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    This collection includes high-quality reproductions of more than 70 of the medieval manuscripts in the Basel University Library. Most of the manuscripts were written in the l...

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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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  • Photos by Swiss aviation pioneer Walter Mittelholzer (1894-1937)

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    Photos - some of them aerial images - Walter Mittelholzer took during his adventurous flights to places like Spitzbergen (1923) or Persia (1925). The ETH Bibliothek's collect...

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  • Swiss GLAM Inventory

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    Inventory of heritage institutions in Switzerland (including institutions in Liechtenstein). The inventory has been compiled from various sources.

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