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Standardised rights information - tools to help assign correct rights statements or creative commons licenses

Rights Statements flowchart - A (US based) flowchart to help you choose a suitable rights statement for the cultural heritage collection items. 

CC0 - PDM Comparative Chart - A comparison chart to help you choose between the Creative Commons Public Domain Mark or Dedication for your collection items. 

Public Domain Usage Guidelines - A set of recommendations from Europeana to note when sharing or using public domain works.

Creative Commons License chooser - A tool to help you choose a suitable creative commons license or tool for your works.

OpenGLAM survey - An overview of open access policies and practices in cultural heritage institutions across the world.

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Copyright clearance - resources to support the identification of the copyright status of collection items

Copyright management guidelines for cultural heritage institutions - guidelines from the Europeana Copyright Community which highlight the steps an organisation can take towards the ultimate goal of developing a harmonised approach to copyright management.

Rights Management guide - A Collections Trust guide to managing intellectual property and data protection rights associated with objects, reproductions and information in the museums sector.

EnDOW Diligent search tool - A tool that walks you through the necessary steps to carry out diligent searches in line with the Orphan Works Directive.

UK Orphan works diligent search guidance - Resources from the UK Government to support the diligent search of EU orphan works. 

Rights Clearance Case study  - A report from Europeana into the approaches, costs, challenges and workflows of rights clearance, focusing on six different institutions in five different countries.

Meemoo Public Domain Tool - A tool (in Dutch) that helps cultural heritage institutions determine whether their collection items are in the public domain relying extensively on Wikidata.

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Training - resources to develop copyright knowledge in the context of cultural heritage

Creative Commons Certificate - A course about CC licenses, open practices and the ethos of the Commons composed of readings, quizzes, discussions, and practical exercises. 

Copyright game “Copyright: The Card Game” by UK Copyright Literacy - A card game to facilitate learning and understanding copyright.

Copyright webinars - Explore Europeana's webinars on rights clearance, open access and more!

Copyright 101 by the Copyright Cortext - An open, online and free texton how copyright enables and inhibits the digitisation and use of collections material.

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Exceptions and limitations - tools to support using opportunities provided by exceptions and limitations to copyright law

Study on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives - A World Intellectual Property Organisation list of existing exceptions and limitations to copyright for libraries, archives and museums in each United Nations country.

Copyright Declaration Forms - A template for librarians and archivists in the UK supplying a reasonable proportion of a published copyright work, or the whole or part of an unpublished work. - Guidance on UK copyright exceptions (circumstances when a work can be used without the need to get permission from the copyright owner). - A site that documented the implementation status of 22 exceptions and limitations to copyright in 28 European countries.

Codes of Best Practices in Creative Reuse for Documentary Filmmakers and for Immersive Experiences - The codes of best practices - developed by CREATe (University of Glasgow) and IViR (University of Amsterdam) for ReCreating Europe - intend to help documentary filmmakers and digital heritage curators and creators make informed decisions around the lawful reuse of existing works.

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Advocacy - support material for those advocating for fair copyright laws

Copyright Evidence Wiki - A catalogue of existing empirical evidence relevant to copyright policy from research centre Create.

Copyright Cortex Evidence - Research exploring copyright law and its effects on policy and practice in a variety of cultural heritage contexts.

EIFL Model copyright law - A guide to assist librarians, legal advisors and policy-makers when national laws are being updated. 

Marrakesh Treaty: Guide for Librarians - Frequently asked questions for libraries around provisions in the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled.

Communia Guide on the DSM Directive - A guide for those advocating for a implementation of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive that considers the interests of the public. 

Libraries Guide on the DSM Directive - A guide for those advocating for a transposition of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive that considers the library sector.