Monthly Archives: October 2010

e-volunteer program

One of the things I often ask of GLAMs is “do you have a volunteer program?” (and everyone generally puts their hand up) and then “do you have an e-volunteer program” (at which point everyone puts their hand back down). … Continue reading

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Keep Austin Weird

I’m in Austin, Texas this week for the Museum Computer Network conference to talk about the British Museum project and generally fly the flag for free-culture. I’ve never been to this part of the world and I’ve discovered that the … Continue reading

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Open Culture 2010

“Open Culture 2010” conference has finished, long live the Open Culture conference. Last week at the Westergasfabriek park in Amsterdam – a brilliantly converted industrial estate-come-cultural precinct – Europeana hosted their annual event to show what they are planning to … Continue reading

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Public Domain Mark

I knew that Europeana groks the Public Domain, but not this much… As part of their “Open Culture 2010” conference that I’m keynoting tomorrow (sneak peek), Creative Commons have launched the PDM (Public Domain Mark) upon the world – and … Continue reading

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Europeana: the Meta-GLAM

For the next two weeks I’m here at Europeana in Den Haag/The Hague working out of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB) – the National Library of the Netherlands – and I need your advice. I want to know any ideas you … Continue reading

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