Policy & Evidence

Response to the EU Consultation on Digital Cultural Heritage and Recommendation 2011/711/EU by SCuLE, University of Exeter

Type: Consultation Paper
Author
Mathilde Pavis, Andrea Wallace
Description
This consultation response argues greater clarity is needed around obligations to release reproduction media of public domain works, and recommends these obligations should not apply to collection objects acquired during periods of colonisation. It also appeals to the Commission to dedicate sufficient funding to support digital transformation of the cultural sector.
Date
2020 September 14
Abstract
The abstract provided by the author(s) of this work is as follows: Submitted on 14 September 2020, this response to the EU Commission's Consultation on Digital Cultural Heritage and Recommendation 2011/711/EU highlights the importance of providing clear statements on open access obligations around digital cultural heritage in the public domain, along with providing the necessary infrastructure to ensure its wider implementation and a more secure climate for the generation of new knowledge, goods and services via the important primary materials held in Europe's cultural institutions.
Publisher
SCuLE, The Centre for Science, Culture and the Law at Exeter, University of Exeter
Jurisdiction
European Union
Language
ENG
Size
16 pp.
Copyright Information
In Copyright
Rights and Reuse
CC BY 4.0
DOI
https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4030521
Cortex Citation:
Mathilde Pavis and Andrea Wallace, “Response to the EU Consultation on Digital Cultural Heritage and Recommendation 2011/711/EU by SCuLE, University of Exeter,” Copyright Cortex, accessed February 28, 2021, https://copyrightcortex.org/policy-evidence/response-to-the-eu-consultation-on-digital-cultural-heritage-recommendation-2011711eu-by-scule-university-of-exeter.