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The OPEN Movements

The basics of the 'Open' philosophy and its varied sub-movements. Plus, relevent resources from the Whittemore Library.


"What happens when hundreds of thousands of archival photos are shared with open licenses, then mashed up with geolocation data and current photos? Or when app developers can freely utilize information and images from millions of books? ...a cultural, technological, and legal environment is enabling a growing ecosystem of open historical data."

- Jon Voss

Selected Books from the Whittemore Library about Open Heritage