Category Archives: copyright

Deaccessioning by Copyright

The principal reason for my trip to New York – stop number three on my wiki-world museum tour 🙂 – was to deliver a guest lecture and workshop hosted by the Copyright Advisory Office of Columbia University on the relationship … Continue reading

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Following the adventures in Denver I was fortunate enough to be invited to speak in Indianapolis about Wikimedia, museums and especially about public art because Indy is the home of the “Wikipedia Saves Public Art” (WPSPA) wikiproject.1 As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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[[edit]] this GLAM

In the leadup to the “Wikimedia@Museums and the Web” conference tomorrow in Denver, Colorado there’s a couple of neat things I want to show you… First: This is the slidecast of a presentation I gave at the National Library of … Continue reading

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Flickr Commons is Full

If you are a GLAM looking to make your photographic collection more widely available online, for the last couple of years your first choice would have been to head over to “Flickr Commons”. And you would be in good company … Continue reading

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The Magic Pudding and the Public Domain

New Year’s Day: Happy 2010 and Happy Public Domain Day! January First each year is the day that the archives are opened and one more year’s cultural content loses copyright restriction and returns to Public Domain (PD).[1] For most countries … Continue reading

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