publication . Other literature type . Research . 2018

Digitising The Edwin Morgan Scrapbooks: A Research Compendium

Deazley, Ronan; Patterson, Kerry; Stobo, Victoria;
Open Access English
  • Published: 02 Oct 2018
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Copyright inhibits the digitisation of cultural heritage collections. The problem that orphan works pose for heritage memory institutions who want to enable the widest possible engagement with our shared cultural heritage is widely acknowledged. Orphans are works that are in copyright but for which the owner(s) cannot be identified or located. If permissions cannot be secured because rightholders cannot be contacted, institutions may simply avoid socially beneficial uses of these orphans, preferring instead to deal with material for which copyright has expired or is easy to clear. But, when decisions about the digitisation of heritage collections are shaped by t...
Subjects
free text keywords: copyright, orphan works, UK Orphan Works Licensing, EU Orphan Works Directive, Diligent search
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Research . 2018
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