Topic: intellectual property rights

Europeana Photography workshop about Orphan Works

Valuable experts were invited for discussing different themes and for driving question and answer sessions. The participants were from the project consortium and also from other organizations such as the National Archives and the National Museum of Denmark, the Danish Film Institute and LFF Foundation. Arbejdermuseet is one of the partners of Europeana Photography project, providing 25.000 digitized photos that witness the conditions and everyday life of the workers’ and the labour movement’s history. Continue reading


Succeed survey on content/tools licensing and innovative usages

The Succeed project is undertaking a survey on the use of licenses in the field of digitisation and on innovative usages of digitised content. The aim of this survey is to gather information about current practices for licensing data, metadata and tools and on new trends in the exploitation of digitised content. Continue reading


Building the project’s foundation

On 13th May i2CAT Foundation, in collaboration with the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), organised the first RICHES open to all activity in Barcelona. The activity focused on building the project’s foundation and establishing the project’s taxonomy: a set of basic definitions and conceptual frameworks which will delineate RICHES’ fields of research and further study on the context of change and the role of Cultural Heritage (CH) in the economic and social development in Europe. Continue reading


RICHES first WORKSHOP at UIC

The workshop was celebrated on Tuesday, May 13th, at The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) Barcelona’s Campus and served as the foundation of the RICHES Project research areas. The workshop outcomes established an initial agreement of basic definitions and frameworks which will delineate RICHES’ fields of research and further study on the context of change in which European Cultural Heritage (CH) is transmitted and on the role of CH in the economic and social development of Europe. Continue reading


Europeana New Projects meeting: a growing Family.

Letterkundig Museum @ Koninklijke Bibliotheek (The Hague) hosted a meeting that has provided an opportunity for coordinators and relevant work package leaders of recently started Europeana-related projects to exchange information about their projects, identify overlaps between projects and discuss an agenda for co-operation. Europeana Space is one of these 6 projects. Continue reading


International Conference DiPP 2014

The fourth international conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage (DIPP 2014) is being held at the Regional Museum of History and P.R. Slaveykov Regional Public Library in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, on 18-21 September 2014. Continue reading


Europeana response to the EC Public Consultation on Copyright Rules

The European Commission has launched a public consultation as part of its on-going efforts to review and modernise EU copyright rules. The consultation invites stakeholders to share their views on areas identified in the Communication on Content in the Digital Single Market, i.e. territoriality in the Single Market, harmonisation, limitations and exceptions to copyright in the digital age; fragmentation of the EU copyright market; and how to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of enforcement while underpinning its legitimacy in the wider context of copyright reform. Continue reading


PREFORMA @ FOSDEM 2015

FOSDEM is a two-day free event organised by volunteers to promote the widespread use of open source software, offering open source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It is renowned for being highly developer-oriented and brings together 5000+ geeks from all over the world. Continue reading


IBC 2015 – EBU Open Source meetup

The IBC Conference is an unrivaled global destination for discussion and debate about the many different challenges facing the electronic media and entertainment industry, both in its sessions and in the range of networking opportunities it affords. Featuring some of the foremost thought-leaders, innovators and policy makers in their fields and covering a wide breadth of topics, it is the place to explore new strategies, understand business disrupters, chart future technological progress and uncover the future roadmap of the industry. Continue reading


OSSCOM 2015: International Conference on Open Source Software Computing

An international forum organised by OSSCOM for experts, professionals, researchers, and students to promote, share, and discuss Open-Source Software (OSS) services, resources, applications, products, and tools. Continue reading