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It’s Been a (Good) Year for Open GLAM. Here’s Why.

Generally speaking, 2020 hasn’t been a great year. That’s obvious. But we’re not here to focus on the awful things that have happened (and are still happening) this year. Instead, we’re here to tell you a good news story about 2020: a story about collaboration, innovation, and creativity. A story about the present and the … Read More “It’s Been a (Good) Year for Open GLAM. Here’s Why.”

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Meet the Winners of the CC Open GLAM Platform Activities Fund!

During the CC Global Summit, we had our “CC Open GLAM Platform Meeting”, where we had the opportunity to present several of the activities that we are running with the Open GLAM Platform Activities Fund. We’re delighted to announce the five winners of the General Projects of the Open GLAM Platform Activities Fund. The CC … Read More “Meet the Winners of the CC Open GLAM Platform Activities Fund!”

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Can Open GLAM Reshape the Fashion Heritage Narrative?

On November 2 and 3, 2020, Creative Commons (CC), the European Fashion Heritage Association (EFHA) and the Onassis Foundation held the online symposium: Is Sharing Always Caring? Bringing together 250 participants from 38 countries on four continents— from museum professionals to fashion design students all the way to big fashion brands—the event was an opportunity … Read More “Can Open GLAM Reshape the Fashion Heritage Narrative?”

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Meet CC India, Our Next Feature for CC Network Fridays!

After introducing the CC Italy Chapter to you in July, the CC Netherlands Chapter in August, CC Bangladesh Chapter in September, and CC Tanzania Chapter in October, we are now traveling to Asia again to introduce the CC India Chapter!  The Creative Commons Global Network (CCGN) consists of 45 CC Country Chapters spread across the … Read More “Meet CC India, Our Next Feature for CC Network Fridays!”

You Can Now Sponsor CC’s Open Source Work on GitHub!

Creative Commons is now accepting sponsorship via GitHub Sponsors! CC’s small engineering team builds essential open-source infrastructure for CC-licensed and public domain content. Our tools make it easier for anyone to: release original content under an open license. find and responsibly reuse openly licensed and public domain content. connect to the larger ecosystem of openly … Read More “You Can Now Sponsor CC’s Open Source Work on GitHub!”