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

Map from "Frost and Fire. Natural engines, tool-marks and chips. With sketches taken at home and abroad. - By a Traveller, British Library

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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

Le Plébiscite. - Le vote de l'Armée. - Un bureau électoral à l'École militaire, Cosson Smeeton

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Copyright reform: the IMCO committee accepts changes advocated by Europeana

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

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Fixing copyright for education with COMMUNIA

Fixing copyright for education with COMMUNIA

pro The debates surrounding EU copyright reform touches many areas of the Europeana Network. The COMMUNIA International …

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