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April 9, 2015

Local Radio and Television Records from Public Media Stations Across USA To Be Made Available to the Public

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between the Library of Congress, WGBH Boston and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, launched a new website at americanarchive.org on April 7, providing the public with access to a collection of American public radio and television content dating back to the 1950s. These audio and video…

June 24, 2011

Digital Agenda: awards for creative reuse of open data

Press release from the European Commission European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes awarded prizes to the winners of the Open Data Challenge and Hack4Europe! competitions at the Digital Agenda Assembly being held in Brussels on 16th and 17th June 2011. Companies, designers, programmers, developers, journalists, researchers and the general public from across Europe participated in the…

March 11, 2011

EUscreen has organised a workshop on IPR-issues

By Wietske van den Heuvel Date: March 16 Place: Hilversum, the Netherlands Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) legislations are different in every European country. One of the major challenges for content providers in EUscreen is to make sure that they provide content which applies to all these different regulations. A lot of work has already been…

February 22, 2011

European Film Gateway project publishes report about copyright issues

By the European Film Gateway (EFG) In order to bring archival materials held in film archives online and giving access to them, rights clearing is a central topic in the framework of the EFG project. EYE Film Institute, one of EFG’s project partners, has established a report on Guidelines for Copyright Clearance and IPR Management. This…

November 8, 2010

Economies of the Commons 2: Paying the Costs of Making Things Free

Press release Amsterdam & Hilversum November 11 – 13, 2010 Economies of the Commons 2 is a critical examination of the economics of on-line public domain and open access resources of information, knowledge, and media (the ‘digital commons’). The past 10 years have seen the rise of a variety of such open content resources attracting…

August 30, 2010

Invitation for the Europeana Open Culture 2010 Conference

Press release by Europeana We are pleased to invite you to the Europeana Open Culture 2010 conference, our annual event that highlights current challenges in our sector and works on practical solutions for the future. The event is in two parts: Europeana pre-conference meetings are for the Europeana Foundation Board, the Council of Content Providers and Aggregators and…

May 25, 2010

Europeana Public Domain Charter: libraries, museums and archives support Europe’s heritage

Europeana press release. The Hague – May 25th, 2010. Europeana.eu, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, has published the Public Domain Charter. The Charter has been drawn up by the Europeana Foundation, Europeana’s governing body, which is supported by the European Commission. It’s based on the belief that: The Public Domain must be preserved. A…

May 3, 2010

Presentation about Open Images and EUscreen on JTS2010

Johan Oomen will give a presentation about the Open Images platform, which will also be involved in EUscreen, during the Joint Technical Symposium 2010 (JTS2010) in Oslo. JTS is a gathering for professionals working in the field of audiovisual heritage and takes place between 2-5 May. Many important stakeholders are involved, like FIAT/IFTA, AMIA, FIAF…