Date(s) - 21/10/2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trainer – Naomi Korn (Copyright Consultant)
This course is for all museum staff and volunteers who work with collections and respond to requests about their use.
This full-day course offers an introduction to the principles of copyright within the context of collections management, content use and publication. It offers basic and practical training, giving participants the tools they need to manage copyright as part of their daily work.
At the session, SHARE will be launching a FREE Copyright Advice Service, available to museums in the region. It is recommended that museums wishing to use the service attend this training.
The event will look at;
- What is copyright, and how does it work in an international context?
- Carrying out a copyright audit
- Exceptions to copyright and its relevance to cultural heritage organisations
- Creative Commons Licences and getting permissions
- Social media, copyright and licensing
- Risk management, orphan works and infringements
By the end of the course participants will have:
- Understood the nuts and bolts of copyright within the context of their work
- Considered the importance of best copyright practice and its relationship to risk management
- Understood the legal requirements of copyright and its applicability to all types of audio visual content
- Discussed the role of contracts and the use of documentation
- Understood copyright exceptions and what these could mean for cultural heritage and research activities
- Understood the procedure for achieving best copyright practice, and how the efficient handling of rights and permissions can save costs and resources
- Considered shortfalls in their own practices regarding copyright and methods of improving them
- Seen and used authoritative copyright resources
Coffee and tea will be provided but please bring your own lunch.
Booking for this event will go live from September 1st…
This event is fully booked.