RESOURCE: FAIR Principles for Library, Archive and Museum Collections

Lukas Koster and Saskia Woutersen-Windhouwer (both University of Amsterdam) have published an article in the Code4Lib Journal entitled, “FAIR Principles for Library, Archive, and Museum Collections: A Proposal for Standards for Reusable Collections“:

In this article[2] we propose a body of requirements for making LAM collections findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR), as well as a set of recommendations for assessing existing institutional situations and for implementation of the requirements. These requirements and recommendations are based on the FAIR Principles for scholarly output (FAIR data principles [2014]) and adapted for cultural heritage collections.

The authors close with a roadmap for institutions looking to begin the process of making their collections “FAIR.”

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