A Statement of Common Principles: DPLA-Europeana
The Digital Public Library of America and Europeana share a common goal: to make the riches of libraries, museums, and archives available, free of charge, to everyone in the world. They will be guided in this mission by the following principles.
They will make their systems and data interoperable to the greatest possible extent.
They will promote open access to the greatest possible extent through joint existing and new policies concerning content, data, and metadata.
They will collaborate regularly in developing specific aspects of their systems, beginning with: