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How to Increase Visibility for Your Nonprofit Report

April 28, 2017

Last week I went to Digital Public Library of America’s “DPLAfest“, a two day conference focused on digital librarianship in general, as well as the specifics of DPLA’s inner workings. For a change I simply attended — no rush to create a slide deck, no timed rehearsals, no public speaking anxiety. A rare treat! Although …

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Social Change & The Critical Importance of Open Archiving

March 30, 2017

Publisher’s Note: This article originally appeared on HistPhil as part of a forum focused on archives and knowledge management in philanthropy. We’re republishing the article now because of World Backup Day on March 31st, which is an annual reminder to backup important online documents and memories. IssueLab stores critical thought and research outcomes from social sector organizations, …

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A Lineage of Ideas

May 23, 2016

As a co-founder of IssueLab.org of course I believe we should share our research and encourage others to be forthcoming about the research–case studies, evaluations, and other reports–they produce or sponsor. One of the biggest reasons we created the site was to provide a kind of nonprofit infrastructure of ideas that operationalizes our belief that …

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How Free is Free?

May 04, 2016

In celebration of Open Access week, IssueLab shared a number of posts about why, and how, the social sector can be more open about what it’s learning. The full set of posts can be viewed on medium.com, but we believe this one about open repositories is worth sharing again as we launch the new and …

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