Here are some tools to help you broaden your understanding of copyright, ethics and permissions :
- International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives IASA-TC 03: The Safeguarding of the Audio Heritage: Ethics, Principles and Preservation Strategy (2005)
- International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives: Ethical Principles for Sound and Audiovisual Archives (2010)
- UK Government: Copyright in sound recordings (2014)
- Scottish Council on Archives: Copyright for Archivists (2016)
- Oral History Society: Legal & ethical considerations
Here are some presentations from a knowledge exchange day on De-mystifying copyright & putting sounds online held at Kelvin Hall on Glasgow on 17 January 2017:
Fred Saunderson, National Library of Scotland, on copyright and permissions fundamentals
Victoria Stobo, University of Glasgow, on copyright and permissions for sound and archive materials
Is there something we’ve missed? Please let us know on firstname.lastname@example.org – we’re keen to keep updating this list.
Copyright and Data Protection in Sound Archiving
The following slides are from a webinar in August 2021 on Copyright and Data Protection and how they apply to sound archives by Mel Reeve-Rawlings, Rights Officer for Unlocking Our Sound Heritage (National Library of Scotland).