Emily Hudson


Why the not-for-profit cultural sector needs tailor-made copyright safe harbours

Copyright safe harbours can be a useful policy tool. They help ensure that exposure to copyright liability doesn’t inhibit socially or economically useful activity, such as developing internet infrastructure.

Digital access: the impact of copyright on digitisation practices in Australian museums, galleries, libraries and archives

Empirical research into the digitisation of collections in Australian museums, galleries, libraries and archives suggests that copyright law affects what material is digitised and how it is made accessible. This article analyses digitisation within cultural institutions in light of the Digital Agenda reforms of 2000...
Journal article

Without walls: copyright law and digital collections in Australian cultural institutions

Digital communications technologies are providing new means for museums, galleries, libraries and archives to pursue their public interest missions, including in relation to access. However, as practical impediments to collection access change, copyright law poses significant challenges to the development of digital collections. This article...