Global Knowledge, Eighteenth-Century Style

In this post, WMQ author Tamara Plakins Thornton recounts how she came to understand eighteenth-century globes and how that changed the way she needed them illustrated for her article in the April 2020 issue.  Through September 30, you can read this article for free on the OI Reader. We will close the beta period of the OI Reader… Read More

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The Public Figure Exception(s): Finding Fair Use in the Vastness of Early American IP

This post accompanies “Copyright and Fair Use in Early America,” episode 227 of Ben Franklin’s World. You can find supplementary materials for the episode on the OI Reader app, available through iTunes or Google Play. by Nora Slonimsky Whether you are Gigi Hadid or Jedidiah Morse, your copyright is… Read More

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