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Collection

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Cooper-Hewitt is committed to making its collection data available for public access. To date we have made public approximately 60% of the documented collection available online. Whilst we have a web interface for searching the collection, we are now also making the dataset available for free public download. By being able to see 'everything' at once, new connections and understandings may be able to be made. For more information please see our website.

Instructions

Please follow the instructions on our wiki

Usage Guidelines

Are there any restrictions?

In order to reduce any uncertainty about the 'legitimate uses' of this dataset, Cooper-Hewitt has licensed this release under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. This license is the most permissive available and allows for all types of reuse. It is explained in full in the accompanying license file.

Following the lead of Europeana, we have also released some guidelines for use which suggest that users:

  • Give attribution to Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
  • Contribute back any modifications or improvements.
  • Do not mislead others or misrepresent the Metadata or its sources.
  • Be responsible.
  • Understand that they use the data at their own risk.

Please be aware that images are not included. While we have provided a way to reference the thumbnail images connected to the records, these images themselves are not part of the dataset being released and are not covered by the same license.

Please see our wiki for detailed usage guidelines.

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