When large parts of Europe went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Europeana events team and the Europeana Network Association’s specialist communities had to start to work very differently. This document is a work-in-progress. It is being designed so that we have a set of useful and usable guidelines for digital events organised by Europeana or organised in cooperation with Europeana.
During the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Europeana held a meeting with high-level policymakers and experts in multilingualism to discuss the challenges and opportunities of multilingualism in digital cultural heritage. This report summarises the key outcomes of the meeting including the benefits, challenges and solutions identified.
The Europeana Publishing Framework makes it easy for you, our data partners, to see how the quality of the metadata and content you provide affects how we can surface, showcase and promote it on Europeana Collections and beyond, and how others can view it, share it and work with it.
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.
Do you want to use content from Europeana in your professional presentations, exhibitions, galleries, blogs, campaigns, social media or other activities? Here is what you need to know to do it respectfully and legally.
The Europeana Foundation Business Plan 2019, subtitled ‘Our common culture’, demonstrates how this year we will work with the Europeana Network Association, the Europeana Aggregators' Forum and a range of other partners to improve the quality of the Europeana Core Service, to find ways to extend that service and to innovate for the sector at large.
This week will see the final round of negotiations about the EU copyright reform that has been in the making since 2016. During a series of meetings in Strasbourg the negotiators from the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission will try to find compromises on the last controversial elements of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market directive. If they manage to do this, the compromise will go to a final vote by the European Parliament later this spring. If they do not, the efforts to modernise the EU copyright rules will likely be set back by a number of years.
A perspective; The renovation of the Rijksmuseum provided an inspiring example throughout the cultural heritage sector, in many areas of operation: from gallery development, visitor engagement and online access policy. Thanks to their own impact assessment looking at the economic and social impact of the renovation, we've taken a look at what we can learn from that, and how it starts to articulate the value of their digital strategy.