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Open Library

The Open Library is aiming to create a webpage for every book published. It contains over 20 million records.

It provides APIs for

  • Books
  • Covers
  • Lists
  • Read
  • Recent Changes
  • Search
  • Search inside
  • Subjects

Open Library Bibliographic Data is available to bulk download. You can also retu ...

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Swedish Open Cultural Heritage

Swedish Open Cultural Heritage (SOCH) is a metadata aggregator and web service for cultural heritage institutions in Sweden, and contains monuments, buildings, museum collections etc from the Paleolithic to the present day.

SOCH contains over 5 million database objects from around 40 heritage insti ...

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British Museum object catalog

The British Museum was the first national public museum in the world - founded in 1753 - and remains one of the most famous museums in the World. Its collections contain over 8 million objects spanning the history of the world's cultures: from [carvings of reindeer from 13,0000BC](http://www.britis ...

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WordHoard

An application for the close reading and scholarly analysis of deeply tagged texts.

The WordHoard project is named after an Old English phrase for the verbal treasure 'unlocked' by a wise speaker. It applies to highly canonical literary texts the insights and techniques of corpus linguistics, that ...

XL Literature JAVA © T+C
Music Brainz

A volunteer-run catalogue of metadata about published music, the scope of this database is huge.

XL Music XML RDF CC0 CC-BY-NC-SA
Victoria and Albert Museum collection

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the world's leading museum of art and design. Our aim is to enrich people’s lives by promoting knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

The V&A has a vast collection of objects covering art, design and ...

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Platsr

Platsr is a Swedish web site and community focusing on user-generated storytelling, where users can share their own stories and memories connected to places in Sweden. The service is used both by professional users (museums, institutions) and public users. Most of the storie ...

S History JSON REST-API T+C
Open Literature

Open Literature combines literary criticism and the internet to produce a platform for appreciating great literature.

Currently seems to be a work-in-progress.

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ArtNet Price Database

The artnet Price Database is

the leading illustrated archive of auction records dating back to 1985 for Fine Art, such as photography, sculpture, and works on paper, Design, such as architectural properties, furniture, and lighting, and Decorative Art, such as antiques, jewelry, textiles, and sil ...

XL Art Market HTML ©
BBC Proms Archive

An archive site (appears to be HTML only, with no raw data available) covering the history of the Proms classical music festival right back to 1895.

Each concert entry has a list of works performed, and the soloists / orchestras.

The archive is searchable by composer and works, decade and year ('s ...

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Export of objects of cultural interest

This is a set of statistics released by the DCMS about the export of 'objects of cultural interest'.

Cultural Goods are

Certain cultural objects more than 50 years of age and valued above specified financial thres ...

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BL Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

The British Library holds a large collection of Illuminated Manuscripts, many of which are digitised and catalogued on their site. The [images from these manuscripts are available under a Public Domain](http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2013/08/get-ready-to-save-as-new-uploads ...

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The Donor Party

The Donor Party are 'are collecting information about large donations sent to museums and other cultural institutions and sharing it with the public.'

It is

...the class project of several library science graduate students studying at Pratt Institute in New York City. The database lists the name ...

S Art CSV T+C
Digital NZ Search

DigitalNZ is an initiative with more than 140 partners, led by the National Library of New Zealand allowing search across 25 million digital items.

"Via the API you can submit a query to our search index and it will return information about the various NZ imag ...

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