Europeana increasingly relies on content generated by users or machines that adds value to the cultural heritage data we share, and makes it more accessible and reusable. These projects raise many new questions, including ones related to copyright: what can we enrich and transcribe, and how do we label, or license, the results?
Presenting digital collections of natural history has its own unique set of challenges. This is something that Europeana's natural history aggregator OpenUp! knows well. With almost 9 million objects on Europeana Collections - visibility and search come with some very specific parameters. The below explores some of these key elements behind presenting natural history objects online and lets you know the best ways to find what you are looking for.