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 Fred Saunderson, 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 Lithuania
Title:
[Valtis audringoje jūroje. Neišaiškinto autoriaus akvarelė]
Institution:
Lietuvos nacionalinė Martyno Mažvydo biblioteka
Country:
Lithuania

Copyright Directive Series - a closer look at Lithuania

Created: 20 October 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. Janina Marcinkevičienė tells you more about the legislative changes in Lithuania as a result of the Directive transposition.

Copyright directive series - a closer look at the Netherlands
Title:
Albuminscriptie / van Pieter de With (- an 1689), tekenaar en etser, voor het album amicorum van Jacob Heyblocq (1623-1690), rector van de Latijnse school te Amsterdam
Creator:
Pieter de With (ca. 1635-1689)
Institution:
National Library of the Netherlands
Country:
Netherlands

Copyright directive series - a closer look at the Netherlands

Created: 3 August 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. Annemarie Beunen tells you more about the legislative changes in the Netherlands as a result of the Directive transposition.

Upcoming events

Policy office hours: Best Practices in Creative Reuse for Immersive Experiences
Title:
Clocks: a watch-maker seated at his workbench
Institution:
Wellcome Collection
Country:
United Kingdom
20 December 2022
17:00 — 18:00 Online

Policy office hours: Best Practices in Creative Reuse for Immersive Experiences

The Europeana Copyright Community’s ‘Policy office hours’ offer you a space to discuss relevant policy developments on copyright and digital cultural heritage with peers in the Europeana Network interested in the same matters. 

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