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Books

Cornish, G. (2015) Copyright – Interpreting the Law for Libraries, Archives and Information services, Facet Publishing << check your library >>

The book explains the provisions of the UK Copyright Act and supporting legislation in quick and easy question-and-answer form. [Last checked: 4/1/15]

Courses

CILIP: Copyright and Licensing

Cilip courses on copyright and licensing, including copyright compliance, digital copyright, and negotiating licences. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs. [Last checked: 12/11/15]

Websites

The Copyright Circle

The Copyright Circle can provide you with access to considerable experience in copyright matters of all kinds, gained over the last 19 years. The owner, Graham Cornish, has a world-wide reputation in copyright matters, has written books and journal articles on the subject and presented papers at numerous conferences. [Last checked: 12/11/15]

Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

Full text of the main legislation relating to copyright, designs and patents in the UK. [Last checked: 13/1/16]

Data Protection Act

UK Government website briefly explaining the Data Protection Act with a link to the act itself. [Last checked: 4/1/15]

Licence for the NHS in England (Copyright Licensing Agency)

Information and publicity for the licence for NHS England produced by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA). [Last checked: 13/1/16]

NICE Framework Agreement Code

NICE Electronic and Print Content Framework Agreement for purchasing books journals and databases. [Last checked: 4/1/15]