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What to read from 2018

Throughout 2018 we've shared three articles each month we think you'll find interesting. As the year draws to a close, here are our top 3

Copyright ruling begs question: Does embedding of fine artwork images online really harm artists?

Should libraries and museums stop secondary websites from republishing so-called ‘orphan’ works? Ellen Euler, professor for Open Access & Open Data in Germany at the University of Applied Science Potsdam, looks at a current case in point playing out in Germany.

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Copyright ruling begs question: Does embedding of fine artwork images online really harm artists?

Should libraries and museums stop secondary websites from republishing so-called ‘orphan’ works? Ellen Euler, professor for Open Access & Open Data in Germany at the University of Applied Science Potsdam, looks at a current case in point playing out in Germany.

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Making the invisible visible: Six cultural heritage institutions share the pitfalls of clearing rights for 20th century collections

Postcards contributed by members of the public to Europeana 1914-18: Postcards of Patrick and John O'Rourke, contributed by Kay Ryan

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Making the invisible visible: Six cultural heritage institutions share the pitfalls of clearing rights for 20th century collections

All are protected by copyright but were never created with commercial intent. As they are all housed in various cultural heritage institutions across Europe, they have all ‘acquired’ the status of being recognised as signifiers of social and cultural importance.

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

The 'time and tide' map of the Atlantic charter / [cartography] London Geographical Institute - The London Geographical Institute, London

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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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