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To make it easy for people to navigate and use our collections, data partners assign standardised rights information to the content they supply. Explore these pages to find guidance about rights statements and information on navigating copyright in the context of digital cultural heritage and Europeana.

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The Europeana Public Domain Charter
Publication Created: 28 April 2010 Julia Fallon

The Europeana Public Domain Charter

The Public Domain is the material from which society derives knowledge and fashions new cultural works. Having a healthy and thriving Public Domain is essential to the social and economic well-being of society.

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Libraries, archives and museums working together on copyright: the Dutch example

Title: Harmonie

Date: 1833-1900

Institution: National Library of the Netherlands

Country: Netherlands

CC0

Libraries, archives and museums working together on copyright: the Dutch example

Created: 15 April 2020

The Dutch Copyright Working Group offers an example of how GLAM organisations can work together on copyright, and in this post Annemarie Beunen, copyright lawyer at the National Library of The Netherlands, and Maartje Hülsenbeck, copyright lawyer at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (co-chairs of the group) share some insights about how the group works.

Celebrating the public domain - plan your year!

Title: Publiek Domain Day 2020

Creator: Sebastiaan Ter Burg

Date: January 10 2020

Country: CC BY 2.0

Celebrating the public domain - plan your year!

Created: 24 February 2020

As Europeana Pro’s focus on the public domain draws to a close, Sebastiaan ter Burg looks back on a year of events celebrating the public domain in the Netherlands and provides inspiration on how you can already start your planning to celebrate the public domain in 2021!

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