NEWS

  • SHOW ALL
  • Culture News
  • Environment News
  • Open Access News
China, Yellow Sea Coast, April-May 2007

New grant to Wetlands International

Posted: 12 December 2018

Our second grant to Wetlands International will support work to improve the safety and quality of migratory waterbirds’ habitat along the East Asian – Australasian Flyway.

EMKP launch

The Endangered Material Knowledge Programme is open for applications

Posted: 3 December 2018

Our new regranting programme at the British Museum will help document specialist local knowledge and skills that are at risk disappearing. The programme is now open for applications.

why are universities open access laggards PB

Why are universities open access laggards?

Posted: 15 November 2018

In his new article, Peter Baldwin argues that university libraries can do much more to make knowledge available to all.

ice core

New findings from the Historical Ice Core Project

Posted: 14 November 2018

Arcadia-funded Historical Ice Core Project release new findings.

International rivers

New grant to International Rivers

Posted: 7 November

Our new grant to International Rivers will help protect freshwater ecosystems and biodiversity from threats of over-exploitation and water infrastructure.

Lynx Bialowieza Forest

New grant to ClientEarth

Posted: 31 October 2018

Our new five-year grant to ClientEarth will support its work with partners across Europe to enforce laws that protect threatened wildlife and habitat.

pub-placeholder

We are hiring!

Posted: 11 October 2018

A fantastic opportunity for two outstanding individuals to join our team.

Poster2

New grant to UCLA Library

Posted: 9 October

Our grant to the UCLA Library will support a new re-granting programme to safeguard modern archival heritage around the globe.

An aerial view above abernethy forest with the Cairngorm mountain range behind.

The Endangered Landscapes Programme announced winning projects

Posted: 8 October 2018.

Eight projects will support the creation of large, connected landscapes across Europe, establishing resilient ecosystems that benefit both nature and people.

Deep sea coral garden. Source: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

New grant to The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition

Posted: 4 October 2018

Our grant will support work to protect ‘out of sight, out of mind’ deep-sea species and habitat.

Archivist of the Library of Djenne, Mali. Djenné is guardian to rich, extensive and diverse manuscript collections. More than 8,000 texts from these collections have been digitized and made available online for free. Courtesy of the British Library.

New grant to the Endangered Archives Programme

Posted: 25 September 2018

The Endangered Archives Programme at the British Library supports the digitization of at-risk collections around the globe. So far it has supported more than 350 documentation projects in 90 countries. Our new grant to the British Library willsupport the programme for seven more years.

Terrace landscape

New grant to the International Union for Conservation of Nature

Posted: 24 September 2018

Our grant to the International Union for Conservation of Nature will support a new global network promoting greener, healthier and more livable, cities.

A Grey Reef shark, one of the many species now protected by the new Sala y Gomez Marine Park in Chile. Courtesy of Oceana.

New grant to Oceana

Posted: 20 September 2018

We increasingly support policy advocacy to help ensure that national legislation and international treaties support biodiversity, and that governments and other bodies enforce legislation. Our new grant will continue our support to Ocean’w work in protecting the world oceans.

National library of Swededn

New grant to the National Library of Sweden

Posted: 12 September 2018

We awarded SEK 30 million ($3.5 million) to the National Library of Sweden to digitize Swedish historical out of copyright newspapers.

Historylab

New grant to Columbia University Libraries

Posted: 12 September 2018

Our new grant to the University of California Los Angeles Libraries will support The Freedom of Information Archive at History Lab, the largest international database of declassified documents

Open access button

New grant to Open Access Button

Posted: 21 August 2018

Our new grant to Open Access Button will help improve inter-library loans.

Arabic Collections Online

New grant to New York University

Posted: 13 August 2018

We awarded $1.34 million to support Arabic Collections Online (ACO), a partnership between New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and NYU New York.

Jane Park speaks at CC:Rewire in June 2016, a celebration of Creative Commons' renewed vision to build a more vibrant and usable commons. Photo: Andria Lo, CC BY 4.0

New grant to Creative Commons

Posted: 8 August 2018

With the help of our new grant of $800,000, Creative Commons will develop the Commons Collaborative Archive and Library to make openly licensed content more searchable, usable and resilient.

authors-alliance_logo_black-on-white

New grant to Authors Alliance

Posted: 7 August 2018

Our grant to Authors Alliance focuses on scholarly communications services for authors who write to be read.

Lenox copy of the Gutenberg Bible in the New York Public Library

New grant to the New York Public Library

Posted: 1 August 2018

We have awarded $5 million to the New York Public Library to help to digitize scholarly publications and research materials, and to develop new means to remove barriers to open access.

Impactstory logo

New grant to Impactstory

Posted: 9 July 2018

We awarded $850,000 to Impactstory to create a free comprehensive search engine helping the general public to find, read, and understand scholarly content.

Patan Durbar Square in Lalitpur, Nepal. The square was heavily damaged by the earthquake in April 2015. Courtesy of Christiane Brosius

New grant to Heidelberg University

Posted: 26 July 2018

Our grant to the Heidelberg University will support the Nepal Heritage Documentation Project, creating an online database of buildings that have been servery damaged or destroyed.

Biodiversity Literature Repository

New grant to Plazi

Posted: 16 June 2018

Our grant will help expand the Biodiversity Literature Repository (BLR) by adding hundreds of thousands of figures and taxonomic treatments extracted from in-copyright publications.

Visitor at the Internet with the Internet Archive motto 'Universal Access To All Knowledge'. Courtesy of the Internet Archive

New grant to the Internet Archive

Posted: 21 May 2018

We have awarded Internet Archive a grant of $1 million to digitize more than 15,000 titles from university press collections and make them available via controlled digital lending.

Promoting Open Access

New grant to Public.Resource.Org

Posted: 3 May 2018

Our third grant to Public.Resource.Org will help make governmental and public information available to the public throughout the world.