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AvoinGLAM is a collaboration between Wikimedia Finland, Open Knowledge Finland, and Creative Commons Finland around OpenGLAM issues.


AvoinGLAM discussions[edit]

The 2021 activities are kicked off with a series of discussions. AvoinGLAM invites cultural practitioners from all directions to discuss Open Access to cultural heritage and co-create new initiatives together. See the event page in the AvoinGLAM blog.

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  • Hack4OpenGLAM at the Creative Commons Global Summit. This activity is managed by Creative Commons Finland and administered by Open Knowledge Finland.
    • July–September Coordinating collaborative work on the community platform
    • 20 September Live program with workshops, discussions, and project pitches
    • 21–23 September Working days during the Summit sessions
    • 24 September Final Gala
    • RegistrationJoin the meetupsWebpageFollow on Twitter

GLAM case studies[edit]

Learning materials[edit]

  • Digital guide: working with open licences. This project is a proposal for a collaborative effort to create a generic guide for publishing as Open Access, based on the The National Lottery Heritage Fund's publication by Dr Andrea Wallace and Dr Mathilde Pavis at the University of Exeter.

Project submissions[edit]

  • Hack4OpenGLAM 20–24 September. Submission at The Wikimedia Conference Grants. Successful.
  • Public domain. Submission at the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. Unsuccessful.

Blog posts[edit]