Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals from a Museum Perspective

Leading up to NEMO’s European Museum Conference, we invited Jasper Visser, Strategy Consultant at the Museum of the Future and VISSCH+STAM, to give an introduction to the SDGs and offer some hands-on tips on how museums can...

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Reviewed EU Public Sector Information (PSI Directive) Adopted

On 6 June 2019, the EU Member States adopted the reviewed Directive on Open Data and the Re-use of at the Transport,...

What Changes will the new EU Copyright...

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...

How Europe’s Museums and Cultural Heritage...

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...

Benefits and Disadvantages of the new...

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...

Copyright exceptions: an archivists'...

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the everyday activities of governments, businesses, organizations and individuals – may, at first sight, seem rather outdated and...

Report on Reuse of Public Sector Information...

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.

New Resource - Launch of the 'Copyright...

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."

New Approaches to Working with Orphan Works

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.

Committee on Culture and Education adopts...

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.