Diligent Search is the outcome of the Heritage Plus project EnDOW (“Enhancing access to 20th Century cultural heritage through Distributed Orphan Works clearance”). EnDOW includes the following partners.

Participating institutions

  • CIPPM, Bournemouth University (Coordinator)
  • CREATe, University of Glasgow
  • IViR, University of Amsterdam
  • ASK, Bocconi University, Milan

Additional external advise is provided by Kennisland (KL).


Project members

Name Institution Role
Maurizio Borghi CIPPM Project Leader
Kris Erickson CREATe & University of Leeds Principal Investigator
Maria Lillà Montagnani ASK Principal Investigator
Aura Bertoni ASK Researcher
Maarten Zeinstra KL External Advisor
Marcella Favale CIPPM Researcher
Matej Gera CIPPM Researcher
Victoria Stobo CREATe Reseacher
Ronan Deazley CREATe & Queens U Belfast Researcher
Sukhpreet Singh CREATe Researcher
Claudy op Den Kamp CIPPM External Advisor
Flavia Guerrieri ASK Researcher
Vicky Breemen IViR Principal Investigator


Past members

Name Insitutions Role
Lucie Guibault IViR Principal Investigator (2015-2017)
Simone Schroff IViR Researcher (2015-2017)
Giacomo Tagiuri ASK Researcher (2015-2016)
Laura Zoboli ASK Researcher (2015-2016)
Margherita Bordignon ASK Researcher (2015-2016)

Associate Partners

Advisory Board

Name Insitution
Patrick Peiffer Bibliothèque Nationale de Luxembourg
Susan Corrigal National Records of Scotland
Annabelle Shaw British Film Institute
Margherita Guccione National Museum of XXI Century Arts (MAXXI)
Paul Durrant Connected Digital Economy Catapult
Stavroula Karapapa Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation, University of Reading
Maria Carmen Beltrano Research unit for Climatology and Meteorology applied to Agriculture
Piero Attanasio Associazione Italiana Editori (AIE) and ARROW
Cédric Manara Google Inc. (personal title)




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Funded by: Heritage Plus and EU Commission (JPI Cultural Heritage and Global Change)