A Global Digital Register for the Preservation and Access to Cultural Heritage: Problems, Challenges and Possibilities
Copyright and Cultural Heritage: Preservation and Access to Works in a Digital World, 2010
20 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2014
Date Written: 2010
The aim of this chapter is to address the legal challenges, in particular the copyright law framework, relevant to digital preservation of and access to cultural heritage. It will examine the key components of legal deposit schemes, the problem of orphan works and finally, the copyright ownership implications of generating a digital register or archive.
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