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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

New Copyright Exceptions Come Into Force New copyright exceptions for quotation, parody, caricature and pastiche and personal copying for private use come into force today.

ECJ Rules that Libraries may Digitise Books for Dedicated Terminals
The ECJ has made it clear that educational institutions may digitise lawfully held works in order to make them available to the public on “dedicated terminals".

Jisc Legal Sponsors Jisc RSC Northern Mobile Technologies Award

Jisc Legal was delighted to sponsor the Mobile Technologies Award at Jisc RSC Northern e-Learning Awards.

Latest Events
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.

UKeiG - Copyright Update: making sense of copyright reforms (24 October 2014, London)

UKeiG are offering a copyright update: making sense of copyright reforms, to be presented by Emily Stannard in London on 24 October.

ASLIB - Copyright: Latest Legislative Developments (23 October 2014, London)

The course will provide a detailed overview of the latest copyright legislative developments.