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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Will Offer Open Access to Public Domain Images in its Collection

On Tuesday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that 375,000 images from its collection that are in the public domain will be available for free to anyone who wants to use them. While the Met is not the only major

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Linking Museums: Who does it hurt?

Does it pay for the Metropolitan Museum and other institutions to link their collection data to other institutions? Due to possible discrepancies in provenances, some institutions could find themselves a few paintings short or may find that certain works could

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by Hugh McLeod

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