Management of cultural heritage information: policies and practices

Chowdhury, Gobinda (2015) Management of cultural heritage information: policies and practices. In: Cultural heritage information: access and management. i-Research . Facet, London, pp. 37-62. ISBN 9781856049306

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In Chapter 3, Chowdhury discusses various policy issues associated with the digitization and management of cultural heritage information. He argues that management of digital cultural heritage information involves a number of social, legal and policy issues. For example, while there is a general consensus that cultural heritage information should be made available to everyone for social good, there are a number of intellectual property and digital rights management issues. There are also some ownership and cultural sensitivity issues; for example, specific government policies and guidelines have been formulated for handling of cultural heritage information related to specific indigenous communities in countries like Australia and New Zealand. Chapter 3 discusses some of these policies and their implications as well as the provenance and digital rights management issues associated with cultural heritage information.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P100 Information Services
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
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Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2015 07:03
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 11:29

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