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Possibility Thinking: How the Ingalls Library Supports the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Open Access Initiative

One year ago today, the CMA became an open access (OA) institution, defined by OA guru Peter Suber as “[b]arrier-free access to online works and other resources.” The Ingalls Library participated in the lead-up to the launch by preparing metadata, and has since had the pleasure of marketing the OA initiative.

A December to Remember

Eighty-five years ago this month the museum hosted two of the most remarkable women of their age. Photographer Margaret Bourke-White began her career in Cleveland with a commercial studio focused on industrial photography.  By 1929 she was editor and staff photographer at Fortune magazine, a post she held until 1935. Bourke-White returned to Cleveland to lecture on “Art in Industry” on December 14, 1934. The program accompanied the exhibition Machine Arts, then on view in the galleries.

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