We welcome proposals for additional resources for inclusion in Connected Histories, irrespective of whether your resource is a dataset consisting of millions of pages or a small, focused body of material. This page explains our criteria for inclusion, the costs involved, and how to propose new content.Contents of this article
We will consider resources in a variety of formats, including free text transcriptions, databases and image catalogues, and both those which are available free of charge or which require subscription access. Our main criteria for inclusion are:
Inclusion within Connected Histories does not in any way infringe your rights as the owner of your data. While we need a copy of the data for indexing purposes, this is discarded once the index is completed and functioning correctly on our website (within a year). Connected Histories never directly gives full access to data; it only provides snippet results with live links to the full text held on owners' websites.
Please send an email to Michael Pidd (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the following information:
If your resource is suitable for inclusion, we will then ask for some sample data and proceed to determine the cost involved. Once the fee is agreed, we will draft a licence agreement for review and signing.
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