Why aggregators matter and how a fresh look at Europeana changed the picture of open access to cultural heritage in Europe
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.
Are museums monetising public domain collections with NFTs fulfilling their mission?
Emerson’s understanding of landscape and the public commons, and how they relate to museums and open access in the digital realm.
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?
Staying visible and relevant online is a pressing challenge for cultural heritage institutions
Open access at Taiwan’s National Palace Museum
The state of open access to cultural heritage in India
Questions to ask cultural institutions about open access
What Hokusai’s Great Wave tells us about museums and copyright today
How many cultural heritage institutions release all or some of their public domain collections open access?
Which licences and rights statements do cultural heritage institutions use to make their digital collections available?
How many cultural heritage institutions make their digital collections available for free reuse? How do they do this, and where is open access most prevalent?