As GIF IT UP 2020 comes to a close, we have been delighted by the creativity of the entries, which demonstrate the wonderful ways that openly licensed content can be used and shared by audiences around the world. In this post, we let the GIFs answer the question: why open up digital collections for reuse?
This month, Europeana Pro looks at how the public domain contributes to the re-use of cultural heritage and explores different aspects of open access. Europeana Collections Manager Douglas McCarthy has interviewed a number of cultural heritage professionals about open access for Europeana Pro, but today he tells us more about his own research and the global picture of Open GLAM.
In a major step towards greater open access in France, Paris Musées is releasing its digital collections into the public domain with a CC0 waiver. Europeana's Douglas McCarthy spoke with Philippe Rivière, Head of Communication and Digital at Paris Musées, to find out more.
This January we look at how the public domain contributes to the re-use of cultural heritage and explore different aspects of open acces. In this post, we begin by highlighting which of the more than ten million public domain works accessible through Europeana were viewed the most last year.
Europeana, together with cultural heritage institutions across the globe, is preparing to join the Public Domain Day celebrations in January. In this post, we look at the different ways cultural heritage institutions can get involved.