This Powerpoint presentation includes the slides from training delivered by the UK Intellectual Property Office in 2018-19 as one of the policy commitments of the DCMS Culture is Digital Project.
The relationship between museums and copyright can at times be complicated and requires high levels of knowledge and understanding. This article considers why copyright is an important issue for museums, galleries and other cultural heritage organisations.
The growth of the internet has provided collection holders with more opportunities to digitise, adapt, publish and share material. However, the relative ease of reproducing resources with new media means that you need to be aware of the implications for your collections.
This webinar discusses how museums can manage IPR within a Collections Management Framework, to make better use of their collections, and how licensing can provide opportunities for creative use of the collection, including the generation of income.