This resource from the Intellectual Property Office includes information and guidance regarding Intellectual Property and copyright.
Here you can find further resources to help with the Spectrum procedure Rights management. For the procedure itself follow this link.
This guidance, by Kate Grimley Evans, Head of Information Law at Stone King LLP, covers aspects of data protection law relevant to museums and the collections information they hold.
This guide, co-produced by The National Archives (TNA), explains the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 relevant to the use of personal data in archiving (including archiving by museums).
This guide from the Information Commissioner’s Office explains the provisions of the GDPR to help organisations comply with its requirements.
This AIM Success Guide is intended for museums and other cultural organisations wanting to understand how they should be responding to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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 resource outlines who owns the copyright in photographs, how long copyright lasts, whether copyright can be revived in old photographs, and who owns the copyright in a revived work.
This leaflet by the Intellectual Property Office sets out the copyright exceptions applicable to libraries, archives and museums.
Copyright User is an independent online resource aimed at making UK Copyright Law accessible to creators, media professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and members of the public.
The Copyright Hub provides general information about copyright, permissions required to copy, adapt, share or distribute somebody else’s creative work and guidance on protecting your own work.
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.
This resource discusses publication and reproduction rights and links to related resources from the UK Intellectual Property Office.
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 provides public access to information held by public authorities. Public authorities are obliged to publish certain information about their activities and members of the public are entitled to request information from public authorities.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides public access to information held by public authorities. Public authorities are obliged to publish certain information about their activities and members of the public are entitled to request information from public authorities.
This series of advice sheets covers many of the basic elements which museums need to deal with in relation to the management of intellectual property rights.
This document aims to chart how a small-scale museum and gallery, Peter Scott Gallery (Live at LICA), has begun to look at a more commercial side of digitisation through licensing a selection of digital images.