BHL Nominated for a Zedler Award for Free and Open Knowledge

BHL is honored to learn that we’ve been nominated for a Zedler Award by Wikimedia Deutschland.  This award acknowledges contributions of individuals, groups or projects who have made contributions to free and open knowledge.  Wikimedia Deutschland is a non-profit organization working to promote free knowledge through the collection, development and distribution of free content.

BHL has been nominated in the External Projects category along with other impressive nominees, including Humanitarian Open Street Map Team (, the Free Music Sampler of the German Musikpiraten (,
Europeana 1914-1918 ( and Microsoft/the British Library for their project “One million images on Flickr Commons” (

Awards will be announced May 24 at 19.00h at the Westhafen-Pier in Frankfurt am Main.

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Carolyn Sheffield served as the BHL Program Manager from July 2013 - February 2019. She is currently the Associate Director of Library Technology and Digital Strategies at the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She holds a Masters of Library Science from the University of Maryland.