Free Access to Art and Cultural Heritage – Open Science and Open Access at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The Open Science and Open Access concepts stand for the principles of public accessibility to scholarly and scientific data via the Internet. The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin commits itself to these principles with the following key activity areas:

  • The digitisation and public accessibility of museum data in the public domain, as well as the free utilisation of multimedia cultural data, which observes international standards, in particular the FAIR and CARE Data Principles
  • Making research data available
  • The development of new interactive digital formats, collaborative cataloguing of collection holdings, and participation in research networks
  • Participation in the scholarly development of specialised vocabulary and data communication standards for museums

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Projects Related to Open Science and Open Data

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Rights and Terms of Use for Object Illustrations and Information of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Rights and Terms of Use for Object Illustrations and Information of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Rights and Terms of Use for Object Illustrations and Information of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

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Digital Museum Data in Web Applications
Digital Museum Data in Web Applications

Digital Museum Data in Web Applications

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Madonna Lactans (ca. 1520), detail, circle of the Master of the Holy Kinship of Biberach, limewood, HxWxD: 23x19.5x13cm, inv. no. 8527
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst / Marion Böhl Public Domain Mark 1.0

Restitution: Madonna Lactans Statuette Returned to Jakob Goldschmidt’s Heirs