FindingGLAMs/GLAM datasets/Africa

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Status Country Name of dataset Link to dataset's website Wikidata item Wikidata property Mix'n'match catalog Topic (e.g Galleries, Libraries, Archives or Museums) Source (e.g government department) Link to data import record (Wikidata:Dataset Imports) Type of information (Datasets, Map data etc) License of data Notes
660 items from 2019-08-06 version imported Multiple countries, including Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria Library Location Data here Library Location Data (Q68644488) Public and community libraries, limited number of academic libraries User-generated submissions; maintained by Advancing Library Visibility in Africa (ALVA) Dataset - Includes name of library, country, type of library, street address, community / town name, library contact name & email address, photo of building, and geographical coordinates CC-0 license Size: 500K as of April 2019; approximately 65 entries; Data can be exported as CSV, other geo-spatial formats; ongoing data collection effort through 2019 in approximately 25 countries