Modernising Copyright: the White Paper is published

Important and good news for UK special collections services and their users. The UK government has just published the final part of its response to consultations following the Hargreaves review of intellectual property: Modernising copyright: a modern, robust and flexible framework.  While not addressing underlying problems of copyright, the changes outlined allow a wider range … Continue reading Modernising Copyright: the White Paper is published

Have your say on Copyright

The UK Intellectual Property Office has announced a consultation on the findings of the Hargreaves Report.  This includes many issues which affect the services and activities of Special Collections, notably copying for preservation and the management of "orphan works".  The consultation welcomes responses from individuals and organisations and closes on 21 March 2012.