Created: 8 January 2020
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.
Created: 9 December 2019
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.
Created: 7 October 2019
From 1 - 31 October 2019, GIF-makers, cultural heritage enthusiasts and fans of all things digital can take part in the sixth annual GIF IT UP competition.
Created: 11 February 2019
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.
Created: 19 February 2015
The CC0 waiver is a legal tool developed by Creative Commons for making data available without restrictions on re-use.