Copyrights

What Changes will the new EU Copyright Directive bring to Europe's Cultural Heritage Institutions    News | Museum Management | EU Culture Policy | Copyrights

 |  The Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market was added to the Official Journal of the European Union on 17 May 2019. The Member States of the European Union have until 7 June 2021 to implement the new directive. In...
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How Europe’s Museums and Cultural Heritage Institutions are boosted by the new Copyright Directive    News | Museum Management | EU Culture Policy | Museums in a Digital World | Copyrights

 |  On 26 March 2019, the European Parliament voted to adopt the Copyright in the Digital Market Directive. Some clear benefits for museums and cultural heritage institutions can be identified. The EU Member States have two years to...
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Benefits and Disadvantages of the new Copyright Directive for Museums    News | EU Culture Policy | Museums in a Digital World | Copyrights

 |  The user benefits and disadvantages of the new Copyright Directive's effects on nine different issue areas are analysed on the website Communia. Museums and other cultural heritage institutions are deemed to benefit from the new...
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Copyright exceptions: an archivists' perspective    News | EU Culture Policy | Copyrights | Museums in a Digital World | Advocacy | Sharing

 |  In a world where we are constantly in search of the new, archives – information recorded about the everyday activities of governments, businesses, organizations and individuals – may, at first sight, seem rather outdated and...
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Report on Reuse of Public Sector Information in Poland    News | Museums in a Digital World | Copyrights | Sharing

 |  Centrum Cyfrowe and Fundaja ePanstwo examined the implementation of the Polish Reuse Act since its adoption in February 2016. 20 cultural institutions provided feedback on their experiences.
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New Resource - Launch of the 'Copyright Cortex'    News | Copyrights | Museum Management | EU Culture Policy | Sharing | Advocacy

 |  This online resource is dedicated to copyright and digital cultural heritage and provides "information and expert commentary on how copyright law affects the creation and management of digital cultural heritage."
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New Approaches to Working with Orphan Works    News | Copyrights | EU Culture Policy | Museums in a Digital World | Museum Management | Sharing

 |  At the international symposium "New Approaches to the Orphan Works Problem" held at the end of June, the beta version of the EnDow platform was launched and ways to enable and foster "diligent search" were discussed.
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Committee on Culture and Education adopts opinion on Direction on Copyright for the digital single market    News | EU Culture Policy | Copyrights | Museums in a Digital World | Sharing

 |  The CULT Committee voted on the amendments prepared by rapporteur Marc Joulaud on 11 July and adopted them. The ITRE Committee (Industry, Research and Energy) also adopted its amendments the same day.
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Survey on Orphan Works by EU Intellectual Property Office    News | EU Culture Policy | Projects & Calls | Copyrights | Sharing | Advocacy

 |  The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) published a survey that is open to individuals and beneficiary organisations of and competent national authorities for the Orphan Works Database.
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NEMO attending ICOM Annual Meeting and meeting with ICOM Europe    News | NEMO activities | Copyrights | EU Culture Policy | Collaboration

 |  NEMO will attend the ICOM Annual Meeting and General Assembly to be held in Paris, France from 7-9 June. Additionally, ICOM Europe's Executive Board will hold its meeting and discuss with NEMO about future cooperations.
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