What to read in May

Updated every month, we select three articles from our archives that we think you'll find interesting

Developing the RightsStatements.org Consortium in 2018

Developing the RightsStatements.org Consortium in 2018

Today, the RightsStatements.org Consortium publish their 2018 Business Plan.  To help you get to know the work of the Consortium, read on for a whistlestop introduction to the Consortium and their goals for 2018.

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Museums in the Digital Age: insights from the Mauritshuis

Museums in the Digital Age: insights from the Mauritshuis

Curator Lea van der Vinde tells us how openly licensed digital collections help the Mauritshuis achieve its goals

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Can we achieve multilingual copyright information on Europeana?

Can we achieve multilingual copyright information on Europeana?

Everyone should know what they can do with the works they discover through Europeana Collections. This is the basic premise that drives our work to help data partners apply the most appropriate rights statements to the objects they publish. What if we made the information we publish about copyright and reuse available in your native language? Would it make it easier for you to understand and share? 

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Museums in the Digital Age: insights from the Mauritshuis

Museums in the Digital Age: insights from the Mauritshuis

Curator Lea van der Vinde tells us how openly licensed digital collections help the Mauritshuis achieve its goals

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Hear from The IPR community: Gordon McKenna tells us about SPECTRUM

Hear from The IPR community: Gordon McKenna tells us about SPECTRUM

We have created a small IPR community of aggregators within the DSI2 project who share best practice and draw on their experience …

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Open culture in India - an interview with the National Digital Library of India’s Dr Partha Pratim Das

Open culture in India - an interview with the National Digital Library of India’s Dr Partha Pratim Das

As part of our 'open culture' blog mini-series, we talk to Dr Partha Pratim Das, Joint Principal Investigator, National Digital Library Project.

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Building a global standard for expressing rights information in the cultural heritage sector

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Europeana Copyright resources

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The latest on EU copyright reform

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Copyright advocacy update: Future access to cultural heritage, geoblocking  or a Digital Single Market?

Copyright advocacy update: Future access to cultural heritage, geoblocking or a Digital Single Market?

Europeana Board Member Paul Keller reacts to a newly proposed article by the European Council that goes against the idea of Digital Single Market.

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Position on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market COM(2016) 593

Position on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market COM(2016) 593

Europeana advocates for copyright reform on behalf of its 3,700 contributing partners and the members of the Europeana Network …

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Copyright reform: the IMCO committee accepts changes advocated by Europeana

Copyright reform: the IMCO committee accepts changes advocated by Europeana

Last week marked a very positive milestone for cultural heritage institutions digitizing their collections. As we recently …

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