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Promoting reading in the digital environment

October, 2016

Report

This report by EU Member States' experts explores how to promote reading in the digital environment, to encourage access and development. It also maps the regulatory framework with particular reference to licensing practices, cross-border services and e-lending by public libraries. It includes 16 case studies from across the EU, and a number of recommendations to policymakers and stakeholders.


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Feasibility study on data collection and analysis in the cultural and creative sectors in the EU

September, 2015

Study

This study, which is planned for in the legal basis of the Creative Europe programme, complements the ongoing work on culture statistics conducted at EU level by Eurostat, by exploring the data available from 'alternative' sources including administrative registers, professional associations and rights management bodies, business registers, 'big data' from the internet and cultural observatories. It suggests possible scenarios to use data from these alternative sources in order to unveil the value of the cultural and creative sectors in full and their contribution to the European creative economy and knowledge society.


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European film in the digital era

October, 2014

EU policy document

A Communication from the European Commission to the European Parliament, Council, Economic and Social Committee, and Committee of the Regions concerning European film in the digital era and its role in bridging cultural diversity and competitiveness.


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Policy handbook on promotion of creative partnerships

October, 2014

Report

The Open Method of Coordination (OMC) expert group received its mandate by the Council through the 2011–2014 Work Plan on Culture. The group was asked to ‘identify and model the types of successful partnerships and practices, including their positive impacts’. This report makes concrete suggestions on how creative partnerships can be operated and it recommends that policymakers, at national and regional or local level, consider ways to support them as strategic tools for social and business innovation.


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