Those of you who came along to the MM event last year in Leicester
will remember that we had access to some 24hr Museum data but that
there were some issues around exposing this to the world. In
particular, I had to stop short at displaying their museum data on
Google Earth as part of the museum directory I did (http://
) because that
would have meant exposing a KML file which anyone could download.
Jane Finnis has come back to me with a clarification about what
they'll provide us this year and the conditions attached. Copy of her
If you're coming along to the mashed museum day then I'll provide you
with this data, but please bear in mind the conditions laid out below.
In answer to you question and to give you a clear statement about what
we are wiling to give you and what you can do with it.
We will give you:
- A csv file of institution information (about 4,000 now)
- A cvs file of events in our system (varies each day but usually
- use of any of our current RSS feeds of news or event details (live
My colleague Ruth will send these to you next week so that the event
info is still current. I think you already have the location of the
RSS feeds but if not, please ask Jon.
I am happy for this info to be used in any of the demo projects that
are built during the mashed up museum day that is part of the
Leicester conference and any expose to the public that may come from
that on the understanding that:
- you don't pass the actual csv files onto anyone else
- somewhere on any of the stuff that is built it says that the data is
supplied from Culture24 with a link to our URL www.culture24,org.uk
(and a logo if you like)