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Eight open GLAM case studies selected: discover the successful projects and their leaders!

In October 2021, Creative Commons launched a call for case studies on open access in cultural institutions, such as galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs), from low-capacity, non-Western institutions, or representing marginalized, underrepresented communities from various regions. The aim of the open call was to help generate a more global, inclusive, and equitable picture and … Read More “Eight open GLAM case studies selected: discover the successful projects and their leaders!”

In response to NFT debate

On Wednesday, November 24, Creative Commons (CC) shared an article on our social media channels from Cuseum titled How 21 Museums & Cultural Organization Engaged with NFTS in 2021. At CC, we pride ourselves on raising issues thoughtfully and often share articles on our platforms about the digital space where we work. Many times CC … Read More “In response to NFT debate”

CC Community Spotlight Series: Angela Oduor Lungati, Achal Prabhala and Cecília Olliveira

Giving Tuesday is only a week away! We hope you’ll join us next Tuesday, 30 November in celebrating our Better Sharing, Brighter Future campaign.  We’re trying to raise $100,000 before the end of this year. The good news is every donation up to $30,000 will be matched. Help us reach our goal and double your impact … Read More “CC Community Spotlight Series: Angela Oduor Lungati, Achal Prabhala and Cecília Olliveira”

Creative Commons welcomes EC recommendation on common European data space for cultural heritage

A few days ago, the European Commission (EC) released a recommendation for a common data space for cultural heritage, which aims to “accelerate the digitization of all cultural heritage monuments and sites, objects and artefacts for future generations, to protect and preserve those at risk, and boost their reuse in domains such as education, sustainable … Read More “Creative Commons welcomes EC recommendation on common European data space for cultural heritage”

CC Certificate Alumnus, Mostafa Azad Kamal on his work with open education policies and practice

The Creative Commons Certificate program provides unique training courses for educators, academic librarians and the GLAM community (galleries, libraries, archives and museums). Certificate courses are an investment in open movements, training people on copyright, open licensing, and the ethos of working with our global, shared commons using CC licenses. After launching in 2018, and certifying … Read More “CC Certificate Alumnus, Mostafa Azad Kamal on his work with open education policies and practice”

CC Community Spotlight Series: Meet the co-founders of Fine Acts, Pavel and Yana

In the weeks leading up to #GivingTuesday on November 30th, we’re spotlighting leaders in the Open Movement and encouraging you to support our Better Sharing, Brighter Future campaign.  We’re inching toward our $100,000 goal and hoping you can help us out. The good news is every donation up to $30,000 will be matched. You can transform … Read More “CC Community Spotlight Series: Meet the co-founders of Fine Acts, Pavel and Yana”

Open Minds Podcast: Yana Buhrer Tavanier and Pavel Kounchev of Fine Acts

Hi Creative Commoners! We’re back with a new episode of CC’s podcast, Open Minds … from Creative Commons. On this episode, we’re joined by two guests, Yana Buhrer Tavanier and Pavel Kounchev, two of three co-founders of Fine Acts, a global creative studio that encourages experimentation and collaboration across disciplines to inspire social change. Fine … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Yana Buhrer Tavanier and Pavel Kounchev of Fine Acts”

The Future of Open Webinar Recap & Recording

Earlier this year, Creative Commons announced that four working groups of the Creative Commons Copyright Platform would examine policy issues affecting the open ecosystem from a global perspective: (1) artificial intelligence and open content; (2) platform liability; (3) copyright exceptions and limitations; and (4) the ethics of open sharing.  The CC Copyright Platform was established … Read More “The Future of Open Webinar Recap & Recording”