Local Contexts (in Context)

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Local Contexts Summit

Sep 15, 2023
The second Local Contexts Summit and film premiere was held 28 November in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Aotearoa (Wellington, New Zealand). The Summit brought together people from across

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Labels in Use

On a decorative red background, text: “TK Labels in use: Whakatōhea Waiata App.” Below, 2 screenshots from the Waiata app showing the title screen and one of the waiata with TK Labels.

Labels in use: Waiata app

Jun 13, 2023
Whakatōhea Iwi in Aotearoa New Zealand has added some of their Traditional Knowledge Labels to waiata (traditional songs/chants) in the Whakatōhea Waiata App. The TK

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Labels in Use: Oriana TV

Jun 17, 2022
The Traditional Knowledge (TK) Labels were recently applied in a film project produced by Aotearoa (New Zealand)-based television platform, Oriana TV, “E Reo Noku –

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Notices in Use

Text and screenshot on decorative red background. “Notices in use. European Reference Genome Atlas.” Screenshot showing the European Reference Genome Atlas website, “A Genome Atlas of European Biodiversity,” with the Open to Collaborate Notice. The icon is a black square with two hands reaching towards each other over a box.

Notices in use: ERGA

Mar 8, 2023
The European Reference Genome Atlas (ERGA) has applied an Open to Collaborate Notice. ERGA, the pan-European partner of the Earth BioGenome Project, is an international consortium

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Left: Text and screenshot on decorative red background. “Notices in use. Fortepan.us.” Below the title is a screenshot of the Fortepan website showing the TK and Attribution Incomplete Notice icons in the information about a sepia photograph. Right:

Notices in use: Fortepan.us

Feb 1, 2023
Fortepan.us has applied Local Contexts Notices in its digital photograph archive. Fortepan.us is an open source archival platform presenting an alternative public history based on snapshots

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Hub and API Updates

February 2024 Hub Updates

Feb 15, 2024
The Local Contexts Hub received a major update on February 14, 2024 (UTC). The update introduces Label and Notice embedding, Label template translations, new registration

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Important Test Hub Updates

Oct 30, 2023
Starting on November 7th, 2023, our test Hub URL will be changing from anth-ja77-lc-dev-42d5.uc.r.appspot.com to sandbox.localcontextshub.org. This change to a new domain will allow all

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