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What to read in November

Updated every month, we select three articles from our archives that we think you'll find interesting. This month, we focus on the work of our community & encourage you to step forward and apply to join the Members Council

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

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

pro by Roxanne Peters What do a poster from an anti-Vietnam demonstration, monographs about German exiles, Belgian …

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AGM recap: Working towards better copyright rules for Cultural Heritage Institutions

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AGM recap: Working towards better copyright rules for Cultural Heritage Institutions

pro What is happening with copyright reform? And what do Network Members have to say about what it means to them? To answer some …

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A better solution to making out of commerce works available online.

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A better solution to making out of commerce works available online.

pro A week after he presented the Commission's proposals for a modernisation of the EU copyright rules, Commission Vice …

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Copyright reform: a first look at the Commission's plans for cultural heritage institutions

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Copyright reform: a first look at the Commission's plans for cultural heritage institutions

Over the last week a number of European Commission documents have leaked, painting a relatively clear picture of what the Commission will propose later this month as part of its long awaited copyright reform package.

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