On 19 September, members of the Copyright Community joined an informal chat around the rights and permission that need to be managed when individuals contribute to cultural heritage data. In today’s post, we tell you about some of the thoughts and ideas that were shared during the session.
This event, organised by Knowledge Rights 21 and LIBER builds on KR21’s research on secondary publishing rights, driven by LIBER, and will further complement a previous KR21 webinar on enabling the reuse of the scholarly publication.
In today's digital age, finding Portugal's national museum collections online should be a seamless experience. However, the complex landscape of licenses and regulation often leaves researchers and enthusiasts bewildered. Luis Ramos Pinto explores the challenges and contradictions in accessing and reusing images of these artworks.
Over the summer, the Europeana Copyright Community hosted a Policy Office Hours session on open access, copyright and ethics in the digital cultural heritage sector, with Dr. Andrea Wallace as a guest. Read on to learn what was discussed with peers and copyright experts in the community and how to join future sessions!
An exciting new development in the Netherlands means that it is now much easier for cultural heritage institutions to make their collections of musical works available. In this post, Maarten Zeinstra, copyright coordinator for the Netherlands Association for the archives (KVAN) tells us about a new memorandum of understanding.
A recent Decree adopted by the Italian Ministry of Culture sets minimum fees for the use of cultural heritage and its digital reproduction, even if in the public domain. Deborah De Angelis and Laura Sinigaglia from the Creative Commons Italy chapter tell you about the Decree and how it limits the circulation of Italian State-owned cultural heritage and restricts access to culture and knowledge.