After THJ v Sheridan

How will the ruling in THJ v Sheridan on copyright and the threshold of originality in UK law affect cultural institutions?


What’s the latest picture of Open GLAM?

As 2021 draws to a close, how many cultural institutions have adopted open access policies, and how have they done this? Here’s the latest picture.


Open Access and Art History in the 21st Century: The Case for Open GLAM

Flemish, The Prodigal Son Among the Courtisanes, ca. 1530

A key principle of Open GLAM is that works in the public domain should remain in the public domain once digitised. However, many museums assert copyright in digital reproductions of public domain artworks. How legally legitimate is this?