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Knowledge Unlatched Announces 2024 Pledging for Libraries – Plus more ATG News & Announcements for 5/21/24

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Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the international initiative for Open Access (OA), has announced the launch of its 11th round of funding, which has supported the publication of nearly 5,000 scholarly books and some 60 journals through Diamond OA initiatives since 2013. 

In 2024, KU continues its thematic approach to pledging, enabling libraries to support collections focused on specific subjects—such as gender and sexuality studies, anthropology, politics, and pedagogy, among many others. …”

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“According to a DPLA Blog Post “In Spring 2024, DPLA’s Metadata Working Group and Rights Statements Working Group produced Practical Approaches to Reparative Description, a workshop series designed for people working with cultural heritage data looking to deepen their understanding and practice of reparative description. Reparative description focuses on remediating or contextualizing potentially outdated or harmful language used in descriptive practices, ensuring accuracy and inclusivity (definition derived from Yale’s Reparative Archival Description).

The series was very well received, with each workshop averaging 600 registrants and 300 live views. The recording of each workshop is embedded below.

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