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  • Case Study: 15 September 2020

    Freeing public domain information

    Code is law

    Public.Resource.Org is dedicated to publishing and sharing public domain materials that legally and morally should be free, but are locked behind paywalls.

    Programme: Advancing open access
    Focus area: Intellectual property rights
    Grantee: Public.Resource.Org
  • Internet Archive case study

    Despite large-scale digitization projects, much recent scholarship is still only available in print, making it inaccessible to scholars, policy makers and the public.

    Programme: Advancing open access
    Focus area: Monographs
    Grantee: Internet Archive
  • Case Study: 15 September 2020

    Commons Collaborative Archive and Library

    Creative commons case study

    The amount of open access material on the internet is continually growing. Creative Commons allows people to easily share their own material for the benefit of others.

    Programme: Advancing open access
    Focus area: Discoverability
    Grantee: Creative Commons
  • Case Study: 10 September 2020

    Maldives Heritage Survey

    SURVEY TEAM ON THE REMAINS OF A BUDDHIST MOUND SITE AT ISDHOO LAAMU ATOLL

    The island nation of the Maldives is an important site on the maritime crossroads of the Indian Ocean.

    Programme: Preserving endangered culture
    Focus area: Heritage sites
    Grantee: University of Oxford, Centre for Islamic Studies
  • Case Study: 10 September 2020

    Recording the world's endangered languages

    ELDP Sophie Mu speaking to Mutu He

    The Endangered Languages Documentation Programme supports linguists in recording at-risk languages.

    Programme: Preserving endangered culture
    Focus area: Intangible culture
    Grantee: School of Oriental and African Studies
  • 1 Khirbat al Samra

    The rich archaeological heritage of the Middle East and North Africa is under threat from agricultural development, urban expansion, warfare and looting.

    Programme: Preserving endangered culture
    Focus: Heritage sites
    Grantee: University of Oxford, School of Archaeology
  • Tumsukly Minara caravanserai

    The Central Asian Archaeological Landscape (CAAL) project works to document, digitize and help protect Central Asia’s rich archaeological heritage.

    Programme: Preserving endangered culture
    Focus area: Heritage sites
    Grantee: University College London
  • Endangered Landscapes Programme case study

    Managed by Cambridge Conservation Initiative, the Endangered Landscapes Programme restores Europe's degraded landscapes to make them biodiverse and resilient to climate change.

    Programme: Protecting endangered nature
    Focus area: On-site conservation
    Grantee: Cambridge Conservation Initiative
  • Article: 06 September 2020

    New grant to the National Library of Israel

    Manuscript of Nur al Din Jamis Tuhfat al Ahrar Persian 1484 Image 2 Yah Ms Ar 1013 Courtesy The National Library of Israel Jerusalem

    Our grant will enable free online access to more than 2,500 rare Islamic manuscripts and books from the Library’s collection

  • Expedición Islas Desventuradas Febrero 2013 Credit Oceana and Eduardo Sorensen

    Protecting marine habitats, reducing threats to endangered species, stopping overfishing, curbing marine pollution.

    Programme: Protecting endangered nature
    Focus area: Governance
    Grantee: Oceana
  • MG 6436 EDIT LR copia

    Abundant, diverse and healthy marine ecosystems are crucial for all life on Earth. This is why almost 30% of the total giving in our environment programme, more than $70 million in grants since 2002, has supported work to protect the world’s oceans. This blog highlights some of this work.

  • Homepage Culture

    Many of these buildings contain wall paintings illustrating stories from Chinese folk beliefs, Buddhism and Taoism.

    Programme: Preserving endangered culture
    Focus: Heritage Sites
    Grantee: University College London - Institute of Archaeology
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