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Open for Who? Day 2 at the Creative Commons Global Summit

The Internet itself, at its inception, was designed to be open. The movements that have been built on top of it – Wikipedia, Mozilla, and of course Creative Commons – have championed openness as a means of improving the world and delivering the potential of the Internet to break down […]

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Bringing World Heritage to the World: Creative Commons Day 3 Blog

A cancelled plane provided the opportunity to attend Day 3 of the Creative Commons Global Summit, and a great chance to hear about what the movement is doing to build on the 1.4bn works already under CC licences, as well as some of the threats bad policy can pose to […]

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A Natural Habitat for Libraries? Creative Commons Day 1 Blog

IFLA is attending the Creative Commons Global Summit 2018, held in Toronto, Canada. As well as bringing together representatives of the CC movement from around the world, it is an opportunity to look at cross-overs with people from other fields, not least libraries.   As Alex Stinson of Wikipedia pointed […]

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Latest trends in open access: looking back at OpenCon

The Open Access movement is not standing still. Alongside the successes, there are also major questions and even concerns about inclusion, sustainability and whether it is achieving its original goals. OpenCon may not provide the answers, but provides an excellent opportunity to share ideas and hear new ones, and explore […]

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Upcoming Advocacy Opportunities

Making the most of ‘international days’ and other events for communication and advocacy can be a great way to join the wider conversation, and underlined both the relevance of libraries, and the need for support in order to realise our potential. This post sets out the opportunities open in the first half of 2022, to help with your planning!

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Open Access and Intergovernmental Organisations: Quadruple Dividend

While much of the discussion around open access focuses on scientific research, free and meaningful access to reports and data produced by governments is an important part of the picture. In the case of intergovernmental organisations in particular, there are four main benefits from open access to the works they […]

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