In this episode Killian Downing tells us how “[Open Culture] is about inclusivity and inspiring people and involving them more deeply…” in stories through digital cultural heritage. He is passionate about creating community and engagement through digital cultural heritage initiatives.

Open Culture VOICES is a series of short videos that highlight the benefits and barriers of open culture as well as inspiration and advice on the subject of opening up cultural heritage. Killian is an Archivist at Dublin City University in Ireland where he works to innovate the universities’ digital cultural heritage practices.

Killian responds to the following questions:

What are the main benefits of open GLAM?
What are the barriers?
Could you share something someone else told you that opened up your eyes and mind about open GLAM?
Do you have a personal message to those hesitating to open up collections?

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