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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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A framework for public libraries

Experts from libraries and cultural heritage institutions talked about copyright reform

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A framework for public libraries

pro On 15 March, Jan Muller , Chair of Europeana Foundation , presented the perspective of Cultural Heritage institutions at …

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Copyright advocacy update: Smoke signals from the European Parliament

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

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Copyright advocacy update: Smoke signals from the European Parliament

pro Since we have last reported here on the copyright advocacy activities that Europeana undertakes on behalf of the Europeana …

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The latest on Copyright Reform: Europeana's updated mandate

Copyright reform - Paul Keller

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The latest on Copyright Reform: Europeana's updated mandate

pro Since 2014 Europeana has been advocating on your behalf for changes to the European copyright framework that better reflect …

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