The term “e-repository” is used to describe various methods for capturing and preserving the intellectual output of the educational community. The structure of an e-repository is based on the information stored in it and the specific informational service offered by it.  In this section JISC Legal provides guidance on the legal aspects of repositories.


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Repositories Newslinks

Trade Secrets and Confidential Business Information

A proposed new directive is intended to ensure that confidential information is adequately protected EU wide.

New Regulation for Collecting Societies Comes into Force

The Copyright (Regulation of Relevant Licensing Bodies) Regulations 2014 came into force on the 6 April 2014.

EU Directive Collective Rights Management

The EU Directive on the collective management of copyright and multi-territorial licensing of online music has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.  

Further Delay to Changes to UK Copyright Law

The Government has confirmed that it is doubtful that changes to copyright law will be introduced at the beginning of April 2014.  

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Recent JISC Legal Events
HEA Academy - Embedding Equality and Diversity in the Curriculum Lunchbyte (24 April 2014, Online)

This webinar will provide a brief Introduction to Jisc Services, and will offer an overview of the extensive range of resources that can assist in exploiting both technologies and effective practice in order to embed inclusion into everyday practice.
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