Includes Keyword: empirical research
Open Access Scope in Open GLAM
As Part Three of a series, this Medium post discusses the scope of open access used to define the ongoing Open GLAM survey conducted by Douglas McCarthy and Andrea Wallace.
Licensing policy and practice in Open GLAM
As Part Two of a series, this Medium post examines the licensing policy and practice in the field as demonstrated by the ongoing Open GLAM survey conducted by Douglas McCarthy and Andrea Wallace.
Uncovering the global picture of Open GLAM
As Part One of a series, this Medium post explores the origins and motivations for the ongoing Open GLAM survey conducted by Douglas McCarthy and Andrea Wallace.
Tools & Resources
Survey of GLAM open access policy and practice
This comprehensive survey collects instances of Open GLAM policy and practice from around the world.
Estimating the economic impact of mass digitization projects on copyright holders: Evidence from the Google Book search litigation
This journal article argues that mass digitisation projects such as Google Books can have a positive economic impact on publishers, and identifies ways in which empirical research could be used to further explore the economic effects of mass digitisation.
Digitization and preservation in public libraries and archives
This journal article reports the results of a questionnaire survey of UK public libraries, in relation to the digitisation, access to, and preservation of their collections.
Copyright's Cultural Turn
This is a book review of Configuring the Networked Self: Law, Code, and the Play of Everyday Practice by Julie E. Cohen. In it, the authors consider the hegemony of economic theory within intellectual property law scholarship, and explore the arguments for and against importing methodologies from other subject areas like cultural, media, and literary studies, and the social sciences in general.
Copyright Literacy in the UK: a survey of librarians and other cultural heritage sector professionals
This journal article reports the results of a questionnaire survey from 2014, exploring the extent of 'copyright literacy' within the UK library and information sector.
Copyright in the Real World: Making Archival Material Available on the Internet
This doctoral thesis presents empirical research conducted with Canadian archives services, to explore the effect of copyright on the selection and control of images of archive material made available online.
The digitisation of cultural heritage: originality, derivative works and (non) original photographs
This paper approaches the question of originality in photographic reproductions of two-dimensional and three-dimensional public domain works by analyzing the legal thresholds for originality, recognised protections for derivative works, and protections for photographs and non-original photographs among various jurisdictions.