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Open Doors Announces New Partnerships and Digitization Initiative

The OTW Open Doors Committee is pleased to announce two new developments: first, an expansion of its Fan Culture Preservation Project (FCPP) to include additional partner institutions; and second, the start of a new project, called the AO3 Fanzine Scan Hosting Project (FSHP), which will begin digital preservation of select fanzines and other physical fannish artifacts with permission from creators or publishers. In this post: A bit of background explanation Information about Open Doors’ new FCPP partnerships What to do if you want to donate your fannish memorabilia or fanzines Information about the new AO3 Fanzine Scan Hosting Project What this means for fanzine creators… Read more

All About Spike is Moving to the AO3

All About Spike, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fanfiction archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who had work(s) on All About Spike And what to do if you still have questions

The Pony Fiction Archive is Moving to the AO3

Pony Fiction Archive, a My Little Pony fanfiction archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who have work on the Pony Fiction Archive And what to do if you still have questions

WWFSML is Moving to the AO3

WWFSML, a pro wrestling slash fanfiction archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who had work on WWFSML And what to do if you still have questions Background explanation WWFSML was a mailing list that closed in 2020 with the shutdown of Yahoo Groups. The moderator, Missy, reached out to Open Doors to preserve the fanfiction posted to the group. The purpose of the Open Doors Committee’s Online Archive Rescue Project is to assist moderators of archives to incorporate the fanworks from those archives into the Archive of… Read more

Animators Inc. is Moving to the AO3

Animators Inc., an Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter fanfiction archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who have work(s) on Animators Inc. And what to do if you still have questions