EODOPEN project goals are

  • to make 15 000 textual materials from the 20th and 21st centuries digitally available
  • to reach more than 1 million people in Europe, particulary young people and those with special needs
  • to spread best practice in rights clearance among the professional community internationally

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The 7th meeting of the EODOPEN project took place on September 7–8, 2022. The event was attended by a total of 48 representatives from 18 institutions in 12 countries, and it was hosted by the library of the University of Greifswald in northern Germany.
On 12 and 13 May 2022, the EOD Network and EODOPEN partners gathered in Lisbon for the first face-to-face meeting after the pandemic period. Nearly 50 participants from 17 institutions of 12 European countries were kindly hosted by the National Library of Portugal.
The 5th annual conference and workshop of EODOPEN project was held online, with the active participation of our colleagues (Dr. Csilla Mezei, Rita Ráczné Radó, Szabolcs Dancs).
On 17th April 2019, the Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council on copyright in the digital single market has been adopted; its aim is to adjust certain copyright exceptions in the digital and cross-border environment, and to ensure a wider access to digital content.
As a result of the workshops conducted by the Rights Clearance Assessment and Support Group (WG5), a report on best practice models for the practical process of rights clearance is available for interested parties.