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+Concordances
+==
+
+Part of our ambition is to hold hands when as many other sources on the internet
+as possible. Currently we are only doing this for "people" (individuals or
+corporations) but our goal is to create mappings for as many first class objects
+in our collection (media, styles, periods and eventually objects themselves) as
+possible.
+
+People
+--
+
+These are [people who've had a hand in the Cooper Hewitt collection](http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/people/) who we _think_
+we know about at another institution or in another database of people. **As of
+this writing there are some mistakes in this list** but it's mostly correct and
+a valuable resource and a step, however small, in the right direction.
+
+_This list was generated using some pretty naive code that really only concerned
+itself with names and concordances that could be inferred with the simplest of
+rulesets. There is lots of work to be done here but [we opted for doing the easy
+thing first](https://github.com/cooperhewitt/collection-people/issues/1#issuecomment-9157141) in the service of our collections website so as not to get stuck in
+the quicksand of edge cases._
+
+Our hope is that people will use these concordances with their own datasets,
+help us improve the data by correcting the mistakes we've let slip through the
+cracks and by adding their own concordances for other data sources.
+
+Concordances are listed on a per-record basis as well in the
+[collection/meta/people.csv](https://github.com/cooperhewitt/collection/blob/master/meta/people.csv)
+document.
+
+We currently have one or more concordances between Cooper-Hewitt "people" and
+six other sources. They are:
+
+### [Freebase](http://www.freebase.com/)
+
+Concordances are listed under the `freebase:id` column. For example
+[ch:id=18536279](http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/people/18536279/) is the same as [freebase:id=m/01hlzm](http://www.freebase.com/m/01hlzm)
+
+### [Wikipedia](http://www.wikipedia.org/)
+
+Concordances are listed under the `wikipedia:id` column. For example
+[ch:id=18042217](http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/people/18042217/) is the same as [wikipedia:id=908990](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/index.html?curid=908990)
+
+### [Virtual Internet Authority File (VIAF)](http://viaf.org/)
+
+Concordances are listed under the `viaf:id` column. For example
+[ch:id=18042217](http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/people/18535633/) is the same as [viaf:id=103648062](http://viaf.org/viaf/103648062/)
+
+### [Library of Congress Name Authority File](http://id.loc.gov)
+
+Concordances are listed under the `lcnaf:id` column. For example
+[ch:id=18042217](http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/people/18049223/) is the same as [lcnaf:id=94029554](http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no94029554.html)
+
+### [Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)](http://www.moma.org/)
+
+Concordances are listed under the `moma:id` column. For example
+[ch:id=18055621](http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/people/18055621/) is the same as [moma:id=5392](http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=5392)
+
+### [Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA)](http://www.imamuseum.org/)
+
+As of this writing (2012114) we still need to do some work to merge the IMA's `actor` IDs with Cooper-Hewitt `person` IDs.
+
+_If you look carefully at our collections website you may notice that we also
+claim to have concordances with the [Powerhouse Museum](http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/) in Sydney and the
+[Victoria and Albert Museum](http://www.vam.ac.uk/) in London. They are not included here because
+like the IMA they do not have public identifiers (and we haven't made any for
+them yet ;-)_
+
+See also
+--
+
+* [Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Collections website](http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/)
+
+* [Citizen Curation of Smithsonian Metadata](http://tfmorris.blogspot.com/2012/10/citizen-curation-of-smithsonian-metadata.html), by Tom Morris

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