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This section of the JISC Legal website gathers together our resources most relevant to librarians and other library staff.  We welcome suggestions for further guidance, of course.

Guidance on Legal Issues of Sharing and Reuse of Library Catalogue Records

JISC has funded a project to explore the legal issues associated with the sharing and reuse of library catalogue records online.  This project was awarded after competitive tender to Curtis+Cartwright.  Further information about the project can be found at http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/resourcediscovery/recordreuse.aspx. The project output is available here - http://www.jisclegal.ac.uk/Projects/TransferandUseofBibliographicRecords.aspx .

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Latest News

Scottish Information Commissioner Develops Self-Assessment Toolkit

This is a new resource to help authorities to review and improve their FOI performance.

College Lecturers New Copyright Training

Jisc Legal has produced "Copyright Training for College Lecturers” an online copyright law course that assists college lecturers understand how to use other people’s materials in teaching and learning.

New TPMs Complaints Process Launched

New complaints process could benefit universities seeking to use a copyright exception but are prevented by TPMs.  

Latest Events
ASLIB - Copyright Policies, Dealing with Infringements and Risk (11 December 2014, London)
This workshop is for senior managers, project leaders and decision makers who have an understanding of copyright law by having attended one of the basic courses on copyright and wish to learn more.
Amberhawk DP, FOI and Information Security Training (Oct - Dec 2014, various locations)

Amberhawk have announced their schedule of DP, FOI and information security related training for October to December 2014, and offered in various locations.