In October 2020 Goethe Institut and Credipple host a cultural data hackathon #HackUrCulture to work on new digital engagement ideas for galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM). This page summarises some of the resources identified with @PolicyActionZA to support this event.
Cultural and heritage data sources in South Africa
We've moved these to a separate working page here.
Examples of cultural and heritage data reuse
There are some examples of what can be done with open cultural data, mostly from the US (but please Tweet us about others if you have seen them).
Map a trip using the New York Public Library (NYPL) Green Book items
Navigating the Green Book at NYPL
Southern Mosaic is a visual story using data from the US Library of Congress
Southern Mosaic visualisation of artist locations and titles
Also by the New York Public Library, a visual grouping of 180,000+ public domain items
The Met has collaborated with Google to enable searching of archives using colour