Collections Online image download survey data

This dataset is collected from users when they download the high-resolution images available for reuse on Collections Online. 


This dataset contains information on the image downloads by users of Te Papa's Collections Online website. The data spans from the launch date of download functionality on 3 Jun 2014 to 31 Dec 2017.

The data is collected via, and includes information such as how the user intends to use the images. Some of this data has been anonymised to protect individuals and unreleased products.

Other information includes:

  • date and time of download
  • usage type category (on the old and new Collections Online platform)
  • user comments and the website where the images might be used
  • collections type
  • image copyright statement
  • image dimensions
  • image identifiers and format
  • transaction ID.

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Licence for reuse

This dataset is licensed for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

If you publish, distribute or otherwise disseminate this work to the public without adapting it, the following attribution to Te Papa should be used:

Source: Te Papa and licensed by Te Papa for re-use under the Creative Commons BY 4.0 International licence

If you adapt this work in any way or include it in a collection, and publish, distribute or otherwise disseminate that adaptation or collection to the public, the following attribution to Te Papa should be used: ‘This [work/product/application/etc] uses data sourced from Te Papa.’

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