January 24, 2022

Survey Findings: “What’s the Latest Picture of Open GLAM?”

From an Open GLAM (on Medium) Post by Douglas McCarthy:

Global distribution of Open GLAM

At the time of writing, more than 1200 instances of Open GLAM practice have been recorded. In which regions of the world is Open GLAM most often seen? As the Open GLAM survey has been extensively annotated in Wikidata, visualisations such as this map can be generated via SPARQL queries:

Open GLAM by institution type

The Open GLAM survey classifies institutions according to their primary function (such as librar, gallery or museum). This chart shows the global breakdown of surveyed institutions by type.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.