[Openglam_members] OpenGLAM Working Group Members Update

Sam Leon sam.leon at okfn.org
Tue Apr 23 17:01:54 UTC 2013

Hi All,

Thanks very much for responding to the Doodle. Unfortunately there was no
time slot that we could all make. I'm going to contact some of you
individually to see if we move things around a bit.

Bear with me while I sort this out :)


On 22 April 2013 11:59, Sam Leon <sam.leon at okfn.org> wrote:

> Hi Sarah, All.
> Thanks for this - the inclusion of the weekend was a bit of a mistake. I
> think it's better to go for a weekday and totally agree it's best if we can
> just get a regular slot locked so that we can box it off each month. I've
> added my response to the Doodle.
> So we can warp this up:
> *Could everyone please signal their availability in the Doodle, so I can
> confirm the time of the call today?*
> *
> *
> http://doodle.com/p3myhnnrn4qkm754
> *
> *
> All the best,
> Sam
> On 19 April 2013 19:59, Sarah Stierch <sarah.stierch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Sam and everyone,
>> This is great! I did have a concern about the Doodle, I chose two days
>> that I'm available for next week, but, of course, that could change. I'd
>> like to be able to participate in a regular meeting, preferably during the
>> week (not a weekend). So I just wanted to express that - I could change it
>> after the first meeting I just have calendar that fills up and I'd love to
>> get something locked and set on my calendar to meet with everyone.
>> I'll keep following things. I'll send an updated bio (same headshot being
>> used) soon.
>> Thanks for the update!
>> -Sarah
>> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 4:29 AM, Sam Leon <sam.leon at okfn.org> wrote:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>> Hope you’re all well, I know a number of you will likely be recovering
>>> from GLAM-Wiki - what a weekend! We've got a whole bunch of updates and
>>> some easy actions for everyone so please keep reading...
>>> Before I get into the details: a brief boring word on *nomenclature.* This
>>> group has been renamed from OpenGLAM Task Force to *OpenGLAM Working
>>> Group Members*. The address you should now use for correspondence with
>>> this *private* group is *OpenGLAM_Members at lists.okfn.org. *The reason
>>> for renaming is that it was causing confusion around the Open Knowledge
>>> Task Force <http://okfn.org/taskforce/> which is a separate thing.
>>> We've finally prepared a set of materials and processes that we hope can
>>> be the basis for turning this group into the engine of global OpenGLAM
>>> evangelism where we can all share knowledge, sync up and organise
>>> activities that will drive openness in the cultural heritage sector onwards.
>>> Here are the key updates:
>>>    - The Open Knowledge Foundation has made available some funds to
>>>    support the production of OpenGLAM merchandise and national travel to
>>>    events which you would like to represent OpenGLAM at. *Ping either
>>>    myself or joris.pekel at okfn.org if you want to arrange either of
>>>    those things.* We have just had some beautiful flyers designed (download
>>>    here <https://www.dropbox.com/s/53ibm48iufcepnn/OpenGLAM%20Flyer.pdf>)
>>>    which some of you may want to stock up on and print locally.
>>>    - We have a new OpenGLAM evangelism slide deck<https://docs.google.com/a/okfn.org/presentation/d/15EAt-jB3io5Silr9f4b8LGIwEzJmjRxmMB09K-Z0-3I/edit#slide=id.gba3e4e12_065> which
>>>    we hope some of you will find useful when you go to conferences and want to
>>>    talk on behalf of OpenGLAM. We expect people will want to customise this,
>>>    edit it and add their own slides - so get stuck in and let’s make an
>>>    awesome evangelism deck!
>>>    - We would like to fix a regular slot for monthly meetings - *Please
>>>    fill in the Doodle <http://doodle.com/p3myhnnrn4qkm754>.*
>>>    - We are listing all Working Group Members<http://openglam.org/the-network/#WorkingGroupMembers> on
>>>    the OpenGLAM website! But rather than just having a list, it would be great
>>>    if this could be a nice photo with a couple of sentences about your
>>>    interest in open cultural heritage. *Could everyone send a headshot
>>>    and a 3 sentence bio?*
>>>    - We have fixed down the first ideas for what membership to the
>>>    OpenGLAM Working Group means and what it entails, *please read
>>>    through it*<https://docs.google.com/a/okfn.org/document/d/1zOevGKPF1rc3pi4OIIzlbr5O39hWY6OooSNwZq9LiAU/edit> to
>>>    check you’re happy and if you have comments on how we should adapt this
>>>    then do comment. Once we have a version we’re all happy with it will go up
>>>    on the OpenGLAM.org site.
>>>    - Finally - we're incorporating - all the great feedback we had on
>>>    the OpenGLAM principles v0.2 <http://openglam.org/principles/> to
>>>    iterate to v0.5, so *make sure you've made your comments on this
>>>    mailing list or the public list<http://lists.okfn.org/mailman/listinfo/open-glam> so
>>>    that they can be incorporated into the next version.*
>>> Any other comments on the emerging ideas about this group, people to
>>> invite, its purpose and how we can more effectively communicate let's start
>>> discussions here or alternatively broach them on the next call...
>>> Cheers,
>>> Sam
>>> --
>>> Sam Leon
>>> Project Manager
>>> Open Knowledge Foundation
>>> http://okfn.org/
>>> Skype: samedleon
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>> --
>> --
>> *Sarah Stierch*
>> *Museumist, open culture advocate, and Wikimedian*
>> *www.sarahstierch.com*
> --
> Sam Leon
> Project Manager
> Open Knowledge Foundation
> http://okfn.org/
> Skype: samedleon

Sam Leon
Project Manager
Open Knowledge Foundation
Skype: samedleon
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