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Flickr Commons: Open licensing and the future for collections


TitleFlickr Commons: Open licensing and the future for collections
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsBray, P.
Secondary TitleMuseums and the Web 2009. Proceedings
Conference Start DateApril 15-18, 200
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
EditorTrant, J., & Bearman D.
Keywordsbusiness models, collections access, community, museum, participation, success measures
Abstract

How can we learn from the Commons project on Flickr and use it as a benchmark to develop policy for allowing our collections to be used under open access? How do we measure the success, maintain our new community, progress with better access to our collections and develop new business models?

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