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How eBay could help Wikimedia Commons get more open-licensed images

Andy Mabbett asks eBay to help Wikimedia Commons gather open-licensed images of historic items offered for sale through them. Continue reading

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Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. Continue reading

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Open-licensing your images. What it means and how to do it.

Andy Mabbett gives an introduction to the concept of open-licensing images, and explains how you can contribute to the community by open-licensing yours. Continue reading

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25 things about Andy Mabbett

0000-0001-5882-6823I’ve been wondering whether anyone would tag me to give “Seven Things you Never Knew About Me”, and how on Earth I would come up with that many. My friend and colleague Emma Routh tagged me on Facebook in a … Continue reading

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Free music, courtesy of your library

0000-0001-5882-6823I lay awake last night (or rather, early this morning) listening to Radio 3, and heard some wonderful music by Paul Gilson, a composer I’d never previously even heard of. The pieces were all delightful, and were “La captive”, “Andante and Scherzo … Continue reading

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