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Online Cultural Heritage
Many of the scholars writing these entries make sure of historical cultural heritage objects from around the world. In compliance with legal and cultural standards, they have done their best to only post material in the public domain or with permission from the copyright holders though some materials may be posted under fair use.
To encourage ease of use, each digital object should have a clear statement about copyright and reuse. The most common notes you’ll see include:
- Public Domain (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/pdm/). This mark means this is public property and no one owns it. One can duplicate it as one wants.
- Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). This one signifies that the creator/owner allows reproduction as long as you give appropriate credit.
- In Copyright (http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/). If you see this mark, someone owns the material presented. This mark should be accompanied with a statement of who provided permission for use in the relevant project.
You might see a variety of other rights statements following RightsStatements.org or Creative Commons‘ guidelines.
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