This page contains a selection of links, case studies and guidelines related to topics relevant to OpenGLAM which may be useful to heritage institutions.

Digitization / Photography

Legal Matters: Free Licensing and Public Domain

  • „Open Content – A Practical Guide to Using Creative Commons Licenses“, by Dr. Till Kreutzer, published by the German UNESCO Commission, the Hochschulbibliothekszentrum of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Wikimedia Deutschland. (German / English)
  • „Free Knowledge thanks to Creative Commons Licenses – Why a non-commercial clause often won’t serve your needs“, the implications of non-commercial licenses explained by Paul Klimpel, published by Creative Commons Deutschland, Wikimedia Deutschland, and iRights info. (German / English)
  • „Public Domain FAQ“, Factsheet by the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (German, French, Italian, English)
  • Copyright Evidence (case studies and documentation related to copyright issues)

Providing Data / Content for Open Cultural Data Hackathons

  • Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon: Instructions for data providers (German / French)

Contributing to Wikipedia / Wikimedia Commons / Wikidata

Batch-Uploads to Wikimedia Commons

Linked Data

OpenGLAM community