What is Linked Open Data?

A simple animation to explain what Linked Open Data is and why it's such a good thing, both for users and for data providers, provided by Europeana, the European platform for culture and heritage.

In this animation, the search term 'Venus' is used, in which case you may be looking for completely diffrent things: the planet, a sculpture, a goddess or a shell...

Linked Open Data

To find more information about Europeana's linked data pilot, visit data.europeana.eu.