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COPYRIGHT

FURTHER RESOURCES

Copyright can be a contentious and overly legal topic. For most researchers, tricky copyright issues rarely arise. If you wish to read more on rights we have collated a number of useful resources.

Legislation
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48)
The Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003
The Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997
Re-use of Public Sector Information Directive 2003/98/EC

Guidelines

Joint Guidelines on Copyright and Academic Research produced by the British Academy and the Publishers Association
Data Sharing for Statistical Purposes. A Practitioners' Guide to the Legal Framework produced by The Office of National Statistics
Copyright and Digital Images produced by JISC Digital Media
Intellectual Property Rights - Overview produced by JISC Legal Information Service
JISC/TLTP Copyright Guidelines produced by JISC/TLTP copyright working group
IPR and Licensing issues in Derived Data by Naomi Korn, Professor Charles Oppenheim and Charles Duncan

Websites

The Copyright Licensing Agency
Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance
UK Intellectual Property Office

Books

Padfield, T. (2010) Copyright for Records Managers and Archivists, London: Facet Publishing, 4th edition.
Pedley, P. (2003) Essential Law for Information Professionals, London: Facet Publishing


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