Culture Knowledge Base

The NFDI4Culture Knowledge Base contains guidelines, reports, and specifications by the task areas of the consortium covering all aspects of research data management in the domain of material and immaterial cultural heritage. Additionally, we provide you with curated link recommendations to high quality open educational resources.

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Rights & Ethics 3 Items

Copyright for Music

Link Recommendation
Language(s): German

A useful compilation on copyright for music from sheet music to concert recordings. Spotlights are thrown on music on the internet, the reproduction of music and various scientific use cases  – with details on the use of sheet music.

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Audiovisual Materials in Research and Teaching – an Overview of Copyright Aspects

NFDI4Culture Guideline
Author(s): Fabian Rack
Version: 1.0.2

The legal opinion (new edition of the 2015 version) explains how audiovisual materials may be used in research and teaching. It explains in which cases researchers must obtain permission and in which use is permitted by law.


Upload scientific video contributions

NFDI4Culture Guideline
Author(s): Oliver Vettermann, Grischka Petri
Version: 1.0.0

This document aims to explain the legal framework for video uploads to publicly accessible video portals covering video recordings with scientific content. For the detailed data protection section, you will find a flowchart on data protection for video uploads here for your…