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.

More information: https://glam.opendata.ch/hackathons/

4 datasets found

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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