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Mauricio says that “open access makes it easier for people to use what is a common good for all.” In this episode we dive into the work of a historian and librarian in Argentina. Mauricio discusses the value of cultural heritage preservation over generations and what role present day  institutions play for the future.

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. Mauricio is a historian, librarian, and museologist. He works with Wikimedia Argentina to open up collections and make them accessible for people all over the world.

Marcio 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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