How will the ruling in THJ v Sheridan on copyright and the threshold of originality in UK law affect cultural institutions?
Now in its sixth year of existence, the Open GLAM survey has just undergone a significant overhaul. Here’s what has changed. Since Dr Andrea Wallace and I began the Open…
What does the Rijksmuseum’s landmark Vermeer exhibition tell us about museums, copyright and digital collections today? Vermeer is a major exhibition of the artist’s work at the Rijksmuseum that brings…
Fresh insight, important updates and new visualisations into the global picture of open access to cultural heritage
Are NFTs compatible with the mission of cultural heritage institutions?
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?
What happens to a museum after it has embraced open access policies?
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