Open Licensing: What Is It, Why Do It?


On 5 March 2015, the AAM’s Media & Technology Professional Network and the New Media Consortium organised a webinar on open licensing for GLAMs (galleries, libraries, archives, museums). A panel of experts (including Michael Edson and Sarah Stierch from our OpenGLAM Advisory Board and Working Group respectively) discussed different ways for galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAMs) of all sizes to openly license their collections, as well as the potential benefits and challenges for implementing open licensing.

For those who missed the session, the full recording is included below. You can also find a summary by Amelia Wong on Storify, and a useful Resources list with more background information on this page. Thanks to all who participated in providing this great session!