EU Copyright Proposals Put Digital Humanities At Risk

« The Digital Humanities — a growing field which many of Europe’s research libraries strongly support — risks being hit by a proposed amendment to the EU draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

The problem stems from a change proposed to Article 6. The proposal adopted by the European Parliament undermines how the following three new exceptions can be used:

  • Text and data mining;
  • Preservation;
  • Distance learning and teaching. (…) »