Resources tagged with copyright

Creating digital resources: GDPR, copyright and using open licences

This guide was written by Naomi Korn Associates  on behalf of The National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of the Digital Skills for Heritage initiative and includes a downloadable toolkit: Creative Commons Licences: A Guide to Data Protection and Copyright (pdf, 1.993mb) 1. Digital in the heritage sector Digital is an increasingly essential part of … Read more

How do I reuse articles and images I’ve shared before?

1. Introduction Repurposing your heritage organisation’s articles and images is a great way to make your digital content work harder. This resource will provide tips to make your digital content last longer whilst ensuring it stays relevant and copyright compliant. Creating high quality digital content can be incredibly time consuming. We are all looking for … Read more

How do I find rights holders for content I want to share?

In terms of copyright law as outlined in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, using a work online is no different to reproducing a work within a book, magazine, on TV or any other product. Material shown online and/or without a copyright symbol “©” does not mean that it is ‘public domain’ and freely … Read more

How do I share content ethically and legally online?

Sharing content online is a great way to engage your audiences – and to attract new ones. A good online presence can help you reach visitors and researchers who couldn’t otherwise view your collections – addressing some of the limits of opening hours, geographical distance and accessibility. This guide will explain some of the legal … Read more

Working With Open Licences: A Guide For Projects

This guide has been produced for The National Lottery Heritage Fund by Dr Andrea Wallace and Dr Mathilde Pavis as part of the Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Please note this guidance does not constitute legal advice. 1. Overview The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s licensing requirement supports open access to the rich heritage in the UK and … Read more