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Latest articles in 2019

Throughout 2019 we're highlighting articles each month we think you'll find interesting.

Explainer: What will the new EU copyright rules change for Europe's Cultural Heritage Institutions

On 17 May 2019 the approved Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market was published. Member States have until the 7 June 2021 to implement the new rules into national law.  In this explainer, Paul Keller, Independent Policy Advisor to Europeana Foundation breaks down the changes these new rules bring to Europe's Cultural Heritiage insitutions. 

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Seven years and still going - how we're improving the accuracy of rights statements in Europeana data

Seven years and still going - how we're improving the accuracy of rights statements in Europeana data

Julia Fallon, Europeana Foundation’s Senior Policy Adviser, talks about what we’ve learned in the past seven years and how we’re bringing this into our work throughout 2019.

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The latest on Copyright Reform: Europeana's updated mandate

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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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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 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

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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