Created: 10 June 2021
Risk management remains important for cultural heritage institutions who are clearing rights and publishing their collections online, particularly for UK cultural heritage institutions which are no longer able to use the Orphan Works Directive as a basis for sharing their collections online. Naomi Korn offers advice on this approach!
Created: 8 April 2021
The inDICES project is hard at work carrying out research into the impact of digitisation and intellectual property regulations on cultural heritage institutions. Colleagues from the project share the findings of a recent analysis on copyright for cultural heritage institutions in different countries.
Created: 19 November 2020
Eight years on from the adoption of the Orphan Works Directive, the European Commission has initiated a review of the Directive through a survey on its application. 87 institutions submitted their views, and today we tell you about Europeana’s response.
Created: 5 October 2018
Should libraries and museums stop secondary websites from republishing so-called ‘orphan’ works? Ellen Euler, professor for Open Access & Open Data in Germany at the University of Applied Science Potsdam, looks at a current case in point playing out in Germany.