What is Linked Open Data?

Linked Open Data is gaining traction in the information world right now. Europeana (Europe’s digital library, archive and museum, supports digital innovation in the heritage sector). has just launched an animation to explain what it is and why it’s a good thing, both for users and for data providers - above
Europeana is facilitating developments in Linked Open Data by publishing data for 2.4 million objects for the first time under an open metadata licence – CC0, the Creative Commons’ Public Domain Dedication.

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