Copyright considerations for digital services
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This session will help you to understand the copyright arising from the digital services you create; what rights staff, volunteers and contractors have over work they create, and what you need to consider when reusing content within your services.
This module will cover:
- Review what rights staff, volunteers and contractors have over work they create and how these relate to the digital services you are considering
- Understand what open licences are, what forms they can take, and how you can both use openly licensed content and make your content open licence
- Learn about rights clearance procedures
- Understand the opportunities and threats inherent in commercially and non commercially exploiting your copyright.
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As part of this module, we encourage you to read the digital guide ’A Guide to Copyright and Working with Suppliers to Create Digital Content’ created by Naomi Korn Associates before the start of the session. This will help provide some context to the module.