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  • April 2021 Newsletter, Volume 156

    Published: Mon 10 May 2021 01:00PM EDT Comments: 1

    Open Doors released two announcements for the upcoming imports of two Lord of the Rings archives, West of the Moon and Lord of the Rings Fanfiction. Thanks to Communications and Translation for their assistance publishing these posts! These mark the eleventh and twelfth archives whose imports have been announced in 2021, with more to come soon.


  • Five Things Zixin Said

    Published: Fri 07 May 2021 11:10AM EDT Comments: 22

    Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization. The posts express each volunteer's personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Today's post is with Zixin, who volunteers as a staffer in the Communications Committee.


  • (Updated) German Copyright Law: Action Needed!

    Published: Fri 30 Apr 2021 01:03PM EDT Comments: 179

    Of special interest to German fans, as well as other fans in the EU.