These are some great thoughts about presenting cultural documents and artifacts to the public and how they should be licensed. Interesting ethical questions and dialogue.
I am very pleased to present a post and resource links on Creative Commons by my colleague Jason Baird Jackson. More and more cultural heritage professionals and students are faced with questions about how to best present original documents for public access and the proper citation and use of internet files. Jason provides a solid introduction and valuable links to Creative Commons licenses that are relevant today and will be increasingly important in the immediate future.
Creative Commons and Cultural Heritage
by Jason Baird Jackson
Do public archaeologists, heritage professionals, museum practitioners, and graduate students need to know about the Creative Commons? I think so. Robert Connolly does so as well, which is why he thought to ask me to contribute a short note to his blog. After you have learned a bit about it, I hope that you too will see the relevance of the tools provided by the…
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