How can we make collections containing orphan works available to the public? These guidelines, devloped with contributions from over 150 memory institution professionals, are a good place to start. To read more,
Fair use is a key tool for the visual arts community, but is rarely exercised due to confusion, doubt, and misinformation. This report describes the visual arts community's consensus on common fair use situations.
Assessing fair use in light of shared professional understandings is a respected practice. Invoking professional practices provides members of a community with a clear framework in which to apply fair use with confidence, knowing the shared norms of their field. Having a code of best practices allows them to share their common understandings with others.