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Study Published on Copyright and Museums

NEMO logoThe Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) has recently published a report on copyright within museums. NEMO sought to give an overview of “real life” museum practice and IPR-related problems in order to produce well-supported recommendations for how copyright in Europe should be shaped to help museums with ensuring the best public access possible to their collections.

The European Commission is preparing the Digital Single Market Strategy, including a review of copyright legislative framework, will report in late 2015/early 2016.

Read the full report here.

Posted October 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

Make Your Digital Collections Easier to Discover

JISC logoJISC are running a series of free webinars and workshops throughout November that will enable staff working in further and higher education or digital libraries, collections and archives to make their digital collections easier to discover. The workshops will be held at JISC’s offices in Bristol.

The training sessions will focus on the use of social media, analytics and a variety of other tools to help digital collections become discoverable to wider audiences online. They will also cover making collections available and user friendly for teaching and learning, improving user experience and reaching more academic researchers.

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Posted October 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

Touch-Line: Rugby World Cup Exhibition at RAMM

RAMM_LogoJoin the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in celebrating the England 2015 Rugby World Cup with their ‘Touch-Line’ exhibition of award-winning photographer Michelle Sank’s images of the preparation, delivery and enjoyment of Rugby World Cup 2015 games at Sandy Park stadium in Exeter.  The exhibition will be at RAMM September to November 2015, and on 14 October Michelle Sank will give a lunchtime talk at the museum about some of the stories and inspiration behind the series – not to be missed!

Posted October 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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