May 29, 2022

The National Library of the Netherlands Releases Two Large Datasets

From the OpenGlam Blog:

Last week, the National Library of the Netherlands (KB) has made two large datasets available. The images, texts and metadata are now available through a dedicated API. Ten thousand Dutch eighteenth century books and almost two centuries of parliament documents are the first datasets in the new service of the KB: dataservices.

In the next months, more datasets will be released, accompanied with comprehensive documentation how the data can and can not be used.

Read the Complete Blog Post

See Also: OpenGLAM Initiative Launches Resources Page With Documentation and Project Info, Links

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