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National Library of the Netherlands API

Access to over 11,000 rights-free illuminations (illustrations and decorations) from 400 medieval manuscripts from the National Library of the Netherlands (a.k.a. Koninklijke Bibliotheek). Descriptive metadata is also available. Access via SRU and OAI-PMH protocols.

Metadata is available under CC0-license, the 11,000 images are in the public domain.

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National Library of the Netherlands: Highlights

Summary
11,000 illustrations and decorations in 400 medieval manuscripts from the National Library of the Netherlands (open dataset)
Category
Education
Tags
Protocols
SRU, OAI-PMH
Data Formats
XML
API home
http://kb.nl/en/data-services-apis/medieval-i ... 

National Library of the Netherlands: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://jsru.kb.nl/sru/sru?version=1.2&

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
No  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.kb.nl  
Non-Commercial Lic.
Yes  
Data Licensing
Images are in the public domain, metadata is CC0  
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
kb.nl/en/data-services-apis/medieval-illuminated-m... 

Security

Authentication Model
 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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