At the Open Knowledge Foundation we seek to empower people to use open data and open content in ways that improve the world. In part this is about the provision of tools, such as our world-renowned CKAN open data portal, but it’s also about bringing people together who are passionate about making a change and [...]
OpenGLAM is supported by a global network of people and organisations who are working to open up content and data held by GLAM institutions.
We run workshops and provide documentation for cultural institutions wanting to open up their data and content as well as organising events bringing together groups that are committed to building an open cultural commons.
This is a calendar of global events relevant to the OpenGLAM network. It includes hackathons, code sprints, conferences and meet-ups that relate to opening up cultural heritage.Open GLAM Calendar
Events on May 19, 2013
Japanese woodcut by Kamekichi Tsunajima titled “Ryūkō eigo zukushi”, or “A Fashionable Melange of English Words”.
From our Blog
The Public Domain Remix is a contest organized by the Open Knowledge Foundation and Wikimedia France, which aims to give a new life to the public domain by encouraging the creative remix of works that are no longer protected by copyright law. The objective is to promote the public domain by showing what can actually [...]
Last week, the thirteenth edition of the Re:Publica conference was organised in Berlin. With more than 5000 people attending, it is one of the biggest events around new media, journalism and activism. The OpenGLAM team was there to give a talk about the curation of the digital cultural commons. Together with Daniel Dietrich, chairman of [...]
Earlier this year, as part of the DM2E project, we put out a call to all humanities academics and technologists to see if they could come up with innovative ideas for small technology projects that would further humanities research by using open content, open data and/or open source. We’re very pleased to announce that the [...]