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Copyright

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.

Europeana Licensing Framework

An introduction to the Europeana Licensing Framework and Data Exchange Agreement


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Title: Europeana Licencing Framework

Institution: Europeana

Country: The Netherlands

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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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Transcriptions, subtitles and enrichments: sharing our copyright approach

Transcriptions, subtitles and enrichments: sharing our copyright approach

Created: 12 August 2020

Europeana increasingly relies on content generated by users or machines that adds value to the cultural heritage data we share, and makes it more accessible and reusable. These projects raise many new questions, including ones related to copyright: what can we enrich and transcribe, and how do we label, or license, the results?

Building copyright knowledge in the cultural heritage sector: Europeana’s steps

Building copyright knowledge in the cultural heritage sector: Europeana’s steps

Created: 28 July 2020

In this post, we present some of the steps which Europeana will take to help data partners overcome challenges related to copyright in the cultural heritage sector, and share our report into copyright challenges for the sector.

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