1. Introduction Creative commons in relation to digital materials and open-source software are useful resources for heritage organisations. Using freely available materials such as images, music and computer applications may provide significant savings on licensing fees. Your organisation can also create digital content which you may then choose to make openly available to others, especially … Read more
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1. What is an open licensed asset? This guide is to help you and your heritage organisation navigate through the process of gaining permission from other people to include their copyright material in your open licensed asset. Open licensed assets are types of creative content which are made available for everyone to freely use, share … Read more
1. What are open licensed assets? Open licensed assets are types of creative content that are made available for everyone to freely use, share and adapt under an open licence. The assets can be images, artworks, text, music, or videos and are usually protected by copyright. Open licensed assets are sometimes called Free Cultural Works. … Read more
This guide has been produced for The National Lottery Heritage Fund by Dr Andrea Wallace and Dr Mathilde Pavis as part of the Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Please note this guidance does not constitute legal advice. 1. Overview The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s licensing requirement supports open access to the rich heritage in the UK and … Read more
Innovators Blast Theory take us through their development of Gift that lets visitors use their smart phone to create a digital gift and send it to the one they love.
Describes how a group of Danish art galleries joined forces to develop a shared mobile platform based on open content. The case study explores the collaborative process and the benefits of cross-institution collaboration when developing an in-gallery mobile tool designed to encourage greater engagement. It also looks at the adoption of open licences such as the Creative Commons … Read more