addresses legal, technical and conceptual definitions relevant to Virtual Museums. A common understanding and language is needed in order to have a fundamental basis and reach common standards; modernize the legal framework; promote re-use; identify research and innovation needs; and obtain complementary investments. Above all, sound and effective policy discussion needs to be founded on solid common understandings.

Working Groups:

WORKING GROUP 1.1 – WHAT IS A VIRTUAL MUSEUM?

WORKING GROUP 1.2 – METADATA, TERMINOLOGY AND IDENTIFIER STANDARDS

WORKING GROUP 1.3 – PARTNERING WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

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Copyright: MEPs update rules for the digital age

MEPs vote for mass internet censorship In a vote today, 20 June, the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament voted for  a Copyright Directive, which includes measures to monitor and filter virtually all uploads to the internet. The Copyright Directive includes the controversial Article 13, which mandates the mass monitoring and censorship of internet […]

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Partnering with International Organisations Communication and Interaction Plan

VIMM Working Group 1.3 Plan One of the objectives of the Virtual Multimodal Museum (ViMM)[1] network is to gain an overview of current challenges and demands of international stakeholders in the field of digital cultural heritage. To investigate, we launched an online survey in August 2017. The survey contained four free-text questions without any anchor […]

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Types of virtual entities

ViMM Working Group 3.1 undertook work on a typology of virtual entities (e.g. virtual exhibition, virtual visitor, hologram, virtual reconstructions, 3D object, etc.) excluding “virtual museum” – which is defined by ViMM WG 1.1. This typology was intended as a set of definitions outlining the differences between these entities. WG 3.1 produced a first set […]

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EU public consultation on Europeana

Europeana (europeana.eu) is Europe’s digital platform for cultural heritage.

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STORIES OF TALENT a project by MAD’in EUROPE

Mad’in Europe project “Stories of talent by European craftsmen” has been selected to be part of the program of the European Commission “European Vocational Skills Week: Discover your Talent”.

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