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

Abstract

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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Aplin, Tanya F., A Global Digital Register for the Preservation and Access to Cultural Heritage: Problems, Challenges and Possibilities (2010). Copyright and Cultural Heritage: Preservation and Access to Works in a Digital World, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2424823

Tanya F. Aplin (Contact Author)

King's College London ( email )

Dickson Poon School of Law
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London, WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom
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