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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.
Enclosing the public domain: The restriction of public domain books in a digital environment
This journal article reports the results of a survey of six online repositories in New Zealand, using a sample of 100 public domain books, illustrating the variety of access and usage restrictions placed on such works.
Dithering Over Digitization: International Copyright and Licensing Agreements between Museums, Artists, and New Media Publishers
This journal article considers the potential impact of new media technology on museum licensing practices in 1995.
Cultural Heritage & New Media: A Future for the Past
This journal article advocates for copyright reform to address outdated and uncertain elements of the law in relation to cultural heritage, new media and copyright exceptions.
Tools & Resources
Auckland Museum: Photography and filming
This visitor photography policy welcomes use of hand-held cameras with flash as well as video recording equipment for private purposes.
Images of Works of Art in Museum Collections: The Experience of Open Access
This report details the various approaches of 11 heritage institutions from the US and UK of making available images of public domain works from their collections. The institutions operate within various levels of openness and provide access in many ways, and it details the decision-making process leading to each institution's approach.
Policy & Evidence
Controlling Access to and Use of Online Cultural Collections: A Survey of U.S. Archives, Libraries and Museums for IMLS
This Institute of Museum and Library Services funded report explores the ways in which US archives, libraries and museums attempt to control access to and use of their online collections.