Europeana Copyright Community

Who we are

The Europeana Copyright community is a group of professionals interested in copyright and digital cultural heritage. 

What we do

We cultivate, curate and share knowledge around the topic of copyright in the cultural heritage sector. We run dedicated communications channels to help professionals access tools, resources and news around copyright as well as to discuss best practices across the sector.

Why join?

  • Shape copyright practices that serve the needs of the digital cultural heritage sector
  • Stay informed about copyright trends, legal and policy changes, rights information and approaches to clearing rights
  • Share best practice, connect with like-minded professionals and promote your activities through our mailing list
  • Contribute to advancing digital cultural heritage in Europe by engaging with our projects, task forces and working groups

Activities and resources

Meet the Steering Group

Meet Karin Glasemann, Community Chair and the members and manager of the steering group

Follow Europeana Copyright on Twitter

Keep up to date with the latest news and and add your voice to discussions!


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Title:
Frederik Hendrik neemt als stadhouder zitting in de Staten van Holland, 1625
Date:
1732 - 1733
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
Netherlands

Latest news

Copyright directive series - a closer look at Italy
Title:
Ships near the Coast during a Calm
Date:
c.1650 - c.1707
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
Netherlands

Copyright directive series - a closer look at Italy

Created: 10 March 2022

The Copyright in the Digital Single Market (CDSM) Directive aims to harmonise certain aspects of EU Member States’ copyright legislation, and has important provisions for digital cultural heritage. Deborah De Angelis tells you more about the legislative changes in Italy as a result of the Directive transposition.

Copyright directive series: progress in the directive transposition
Title:
A number of East Indiamen off the Coast (The Mauritius and other East Indiamen Sailing out of the Marsdiep)
Date:
c.1600 - c.1630
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
Netherlands

Copyright directive series: progress in the directive transposition

Created: 20 January 2022

The Copyright in the Digital Single Market (CDSM) Directive aims to harmonise certain aspects of EU Member States’ copyright legislation, and has important provisions for digital cultural heritage. Our new series explores different aspects of how the Directive is being transposed across Europe. Find out what has happened so far and dive into some details at the Member State level.

Upcoming events

Open Up Museums! Prospects and challenges of Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion
Title:
H. Lyman Saÿen, The Thundershower, tempera on wood
Date:
ca. 1917-1918
Institution:
Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum
26 — 27 May 2022
09:00 — 18:15 MuSe – Museo delle Scienze and Mart – Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto

Open Up Museums! Prospects and challenges of Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion

This workshop will explore tools to promote openess in the cultural heritage sector. It is organised through a collaboration between reCreating Europe, the inDICEs project, DANCING project, MuSe and Mart. 

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