Another Open Knowledge Day 2019

Intellectual Property Institute in cooperation with the National University Library, the Institute Today is a new day and the Slovenian Wikipedists user group, with the support of Communia and Wikimedia, organise “ANOTHER DAY OF OPEN KNOWLEDGE 2019” on 24 October 2019 at the City Museum of Ljubljana. Welcome!

The event will take place on 24 October from 9:00 to 16:00 in the City Museum of Ljubljana and will consist of two parts: in the morning the Workshop “Copyright for Librarians” will take place, and in the afternoon the event “Wikimedia Loves Monuments”, where members of the Slovenian Wikipedia members will present the importance of Wikimedia for the practice of academic publishing and the winner of the Slovenian part of the Wiki Loves Monuments 2019 Photo Contest.


1. Workshop “Copyright for Librarians”

At the workshop, which will take place from 9:00 to 12:30, librarians will learn about the current legal framework, as set out in the Slovenian Copyright Act (ZASP) and the opportunities provided by the new Digital Single Market Directive (DSM Directive), which the Republic of Slovenia must implement by June 2021.

The workshop will be led by Benjamin White (Bournemouth University) and dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič (Institute for Intellectual Property). The workshop will be held in Slovenian and English without translation.

Participants are kindly requested to register for the Workshop “Copyright for Librarians” by 21 October 2019 via the online form, or via e-mail:

More info on the Workshop can be found here.


2. “Wikimedia Loves Monuments”


14:00 – 14:30 prof. dr. Miran Hladnik: Wikimedia University

14:30 – 15:00 dr. Jernej Polajnar – Wikimedia Loves Monuments 2019

15:00 Announcement of the winner of the Slovenian section of the Wiki Loves Monuments 2019 Photo Contest

15:30 – 16:00 Dimitar Pervanov Dimitrovi, Wikimedia – EU Copyright law reform


Participation at the “Wikimedia Loves Monuments” event is free without prior registration.