Guidance on policy development

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European Digital Libraries High Level Experts Group on Orphan Works

Theme: Ensuring recognition and reward
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 09 September 2010
While much of the debate on Orphan works is focused on the Digital Economy Act and its implications, this is an area for consideration by Europe as well given the international implications of copyright legislation.

Orphan Works considered by Intellectual Property Office

Theme: Ensuring recognition and reward
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 09 September 2010
With regard to discussions on legislation considering orphan works, the considered reply to the question posed through this link, and especially the overview from the IPO attached here, may be of use to stakeholders.

Digital Economy Act advice for universities and colleges

Theme: Ensuring recognition and reward
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 08 September 2010
The controversial Digital Economy Act 2010 is still generating much public debate, and the implications for colleges and universities are not clear to everyone, making this advice a welcome contribution.

Guidance on Legal Issues in the Transfer and Use of Bibliographic Records

Theme: Ensuring recognition and reward, Facilitating access
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 03 September 2010
This considers the legal implications for libraries of new sorts of activities brought on by the digitally networked world and may assist to clarify and advance understanding of what librarians are entitled to do with the bibliographic records that they hold within their institutional library catalogues.

IPO briefing on Ownership of Copyright Works

Theme: Ensuring recognition and reward
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 03 September 2010
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official government body responsible for Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the UK, including patents, designs, trade marks as well as copyright.

Intellectual Property Rights and multimedia deposits

Theme: Ensuring recognition and reward, Publishing and disseminating
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 31 August 2010
The purpose of this learning object from the Welsh Repository Network is to explore the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) that may be within multimedia items, and to highlight some of the complications and considerations that need to be taken into account before a deposit of this type can be made into a repository.


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