Copyright is an important matter concerning the distribution of digital objects. The rights statement of an object defines under which circumstances it can be used and what can be done with it. The Europeana Licensing Framework promotes the usage of licenses which guarantee at least some kind of re-use possibility.

When submitting your data to Europeana, your are asked to do so through either Creative Commons or the Rights Statements standard:

If your are interested in learning more about Copyright questions on digital objects and Europeana, you can look out for upcoming events, visit EuropeanaPro or join the Europeana Copyright Community.