Showing 14 Result(s)

Celebrating the World IP and Public Domain day

The World Intellectual Property (IP) day is globally celebrated on the 26th of April. This year, Free Knowledge Africa in conjunction with National Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) will join the rest of the world to celebrate this day as well as the Public Domain day usually celebrated on the 1st of January to …

Open Music and the Open Movement

Open Music is music that is freely accessible under open licenses without any copyright restriction. This means music that can be freely accessible by all to be used under the specific conditions of the licenses they are released under. In a bid to promote the use of Open Music to both creators and their audiences, …

2023: Free Knowledge Africa Year in Review

The year 2023 has been productive for Free Knowledge Africa and the initiative for an open knowledge movement in Africa. In line with our mission of promoting free and open knowledge by Africans in travel, sports, tourism, geography, and cultural heritage towards sharing and contributing to global knowledge, we have embarked on a series of …

Digitization Process

A Digitization Guide for a Cultural Heritage Institution Collection

Are you looking to Digitize your Collection, your Organization’s Archival records, or any form of Digitization Project? Then look no further. Digitize your collections, archival data, or any form of data with Free Knowledge Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting free and open knowledge in Africa.  Objective The process of Digitization involves capturing physical …

Public domain

Librarians and the Public Domain

Introduction Librarians play an important role in information management and dissemination in Nigeria. Access to materials in the public domain is an important aspect of their work. The term “public domain” refers to works that are not copyrighted and are thus freely available for use. Librarians in Nigeria are required to ensure that their users …

Open GLAM Advocacy in Plateau State

Free Knowledge Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to bridging content gaps on travel, places, settlements, landmarks, heritage, and tourist sites towards sharing and contributing to global knowledge, carried out an advocacy campaign for Open GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) across different Cultural Heritage Institutions within Plateau State. Four members of the team travelled down …

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Creative Commons License
Except where otherwise noted, the content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.