Providing copyright metadata to Europeana

Copyright metadata fields

Copyright metadata needs to be provided for every digital object submitted to Europeana and has to be mapped either to the <edm:rights>

or, if you have created a reference to the cc:License class, to the <odrl:inheritFrom> field, as in the example below:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 <edm:WebResource rdf:about="http://www.mimo-db.eu/media/UEDIN/VIDEO/0032195v.mpg"> <edm:rights rdf:resource="#statement_3000095353971"/> </edm:WebResource> <cc:License rdf:about="#statement_3000095353971"> <odrl:inheritFrom rdf:resource="http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-NC/1.0/"/> <cc:deprecatedOn rdf:datatype="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-datatypes#date">2029-06-01</cc:deprecatedOn> </cc:License>

 

Based on the value provided in <edm:rights> or <odrl:inheritFrom> Europeana displays a rights statement badge under the object in the portal. The badge is clickable and leads to a web page that contains information about the applicable rights, as outlined in the Reusability FAQ.

 

For additional copyright information <dc:rights> may be used. Data partners should ensure that the values in rights-related fields (<dc:rights>, <edm:rights> or <odrl:inheritFrom>) do not contradict each other. A good example of a contradictory scenario is where <edm:rights> points to the Public Domain value and <dc:rights> contains a statement such as “© Cultural Heritage Institution 2014,” which indicates object is still in copyright.

In addition, it is best practice to ensure that the copyright metadata is consistent with the information presented on the data provider’s website.

 

For more information on <edm:rights>, <odrl:inheritFrom> and <dc:rights>, please consult the Europeana Data Model.

Copyright metadata values

Value for <edm:rights> or <odrl:inheritFrom> must be a rights statement Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) selected from the list of available values.

Before providing a rights statement URI in the metadata, you may wish to double-check that your choice of rights statement is accurate and appropriate. Consult Europeana Pro for

Available values

Note that URIs you provide in the metadata must be exactly as specified here, which means that they must start with http, and not https.

1. Creative Commons Licenses

We accept all versions with or without the relevant port that conform to this URI pattern:

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ {license-properties} / {version} / {port} /

Available values per URI component

Example

Version

License-properties

Port (optional)

1.0

by

by-sa

by-nd

by-nc

by-nc-sa

by-nd-nc

generic (no port) | fi | il | nl

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/1.0/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0/fi/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/1.0/il/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/1.0/nl/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/1.0/nl/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd-nc/1.0/nl/

2.0

by

by-sa

by-nd

by-nc

by-nc-sa

by-nc-nd

generic (no port) | au | at | be | br | ca | cl | hr | uk | fr | de | it | jp | nl | pl | kr | es | tw

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/au/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/at/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/be/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/br/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ca/

2.1

by

by-sa

by-nd

by-nc

by-nc-sa

by-nc-nd

 au | es | jp

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.1/au/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.1/es/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.1/jp/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.1/jp/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.1/jp/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.1/jp/

2.5

by

by-sa

by-nd

by-nc

by-nc-sa

by-nc-nd

generic (no port) | ar | au | br | bg | ca | cn | co | hr | dk | hu | in | il | it | mk | my | mt | mx | nl | pe | pl | pt | scotland | si | za | es | se | ch | tw

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/ar/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.5/au/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/br/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/bg/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/

3.0

by

by-sa

by-nd

by-nc

by-nc-sa

by-nc-nd

generic (no port) | au | at | br | cl | cn | cr | hr | cz | ec | eg | ee | fr | de | gr | gt | hk | igo | ie | it | lu | nl | nz | no | ph | pl | pt | pr | ro | rs | sg | za | es | ch | tw | th | ug | us | ve | vn

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/at/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/br/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/cl/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/cn/

4.0

by

by-sa

by-nd

by-nc

by-nc-sa

by-nc-nd

Version 4.0 discourages using ported versions and instead acts as a single global license

 

 

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

 

2. Rights Statements provided by RightsStatements.org

We accept 1.0 version that conforms to this URI pattern:

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/ {statement-identifier} /1.0/

Available values per URI component

Example

Additional requirements

Statement-identifier

NoC-NC

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-NC/1.0/

In order to support the correct implementation of this statement, a data provider must be able to supply to Europeana a copy of the contract that specifies the restrictions on the commercial use.

If such information is publicly available, the data partner must also specify a year of expiration in <cc:deprecatedOn> (part of cc:License class) to indicate the first calendar year in which the digital object(s) can be used by third parties without restrictions on commercial use.

NoC-OKLR

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-OKLR/1.0/

In order to support the correct implementation of this statement, a data provider must communicate to Europeana the legal restriction that applies to the reuse.

InC

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

 

InC-EDU

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

 

InC-EU-OW

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-OW-EU/1.0/

In order to support the correct implementation of this statement, a data provider must make sure that the object is registered in the EU Orphan Works Database.

CNE

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/

Data provider must consult with Europeana before using this statement.

 

3. Creative Commons Public Domain Tools

We accept 1.0 version that conforms to this URI pattern:

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/ {public-domain-tool} /1.0/

Available values per URI component

Example

Public-domain-tool

zero

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

mark

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/