Tagged With: Wikimedia Commons

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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.
Douglas McCarthy et al, 2019
Tools & Resources
Making a big impact on a small budget
This case study examines how the LSH in Sweden, which includes The Royal Armory, The Skokloster Castle, and The Hallwylska Museum, opened its digital collection to the public using limited resources, and documents the preparations, decisions, process, and results of the LSH's digital strategy.
Joris Pekel, 2015
Research
Democratising the Rijksmuseum
This case study examines the Rijksmuseum's decision and steps taken to release its digital surrogates of public domain works online at the highest resolution without any copyright restrictions.
Joris Pekel, 2014
Research
The Impact of Open Access on Galleries, Libraries, Museums, & Archives
This paper follows on Kristin Kelly's 2013 report, 'Images of Works of Art in Museum Collections: The Experience of Open Access, a Study of 11 Museums,' and documents trends and insights that have emerged over the past decade among early adopters of open access programs. It also highlights the growing expectation both private and public funders have regarding the requirements of open access as a condition for grant recipients.
Effie Kapsalis, 2016
Tools & Resources
Willing to share?
This paper reviews the pressing need for providing access to the public domain free of restrictions, it details the rationale behind the chain of court decisions in the Reiss Engelhorn Museum's lawsuit against the Wikimedia community, and it outlines how copyright claims in reproductions impact the dissemination of knowledge and public participation in the appreciation and generation of cultural content.
Ellen Euler et al, 2017
Tools & Resources
National Portrait Gallery responds to Wikipedia copyright case
This online article details the National Portrait Gallery's public statement in response to criticism of its decision to send a cease and desist letter to a Wikipedia editor who uploaded to Wikipedia in March 2009, over 3000 high-resolution images made available online by the Gallery.
Marc Chacksfield, 2009
Tools & Resources
Why Is The UK's Intellectual Property Office Praising National Portrait Gallery's Copyfraud Claims Over Public Domain Images?
This article reacts to the National Portrait Gallery's practice of licensing reproductions of public domain works, which is put forward in a blog post on the UK Intellectual Property Office's blog as a crucial service.
Mike Masnick, 2016
Tools & Resources
Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimedia Deutschland urge Reiss Engelhorn Museum to reconsider suit over public domain works of art
This blog post responds to the lawsuit filed by the Reiss Engelhorn Museum in Mannheim, Germany, against Wikimedia Foundation in regards to 17 images of public domain artworks which were uploaded to Wikimedia Commons.
Michelle Paulson et al, 2015