Resources

We believe passionately in giving back to the community. For over 18 years, Naomi Korn Associates has developed free and openly licensed copyright, licensing and data protection help resources. These are suitable for staff working in cultural heritage, educational and publishing contexts and available under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike Licence to enable free access and reuse.


Downloadable Templates


Copyright

  • Copyright Fact Sheet (2021) Overview of copyright key points and recommended further reading, by Naomi Korn Associates.
  • Working With Volunteers: Copyright Considerations (2021) A guide providing information on best practice when it comes to managing or supervising volunteers. Produced by Naomi Korn Associates as part of the Heritage Digital project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
  • Exceptions to Copyright (2021) Guidance regarding the UK’s exceptions to copyright for museums, libraries, archives and educational establishments, by Naomi Korn Associates.
  • Free webinar: Using The Exceptions to Copyright to Support Your Digital Activities (2021) A webinar led by Naomi Korn outlining the types of copyright exceptions that are available to UK heritage organisations and how they might be used to support digital activities that can engage and grow audiences. The webinar was run as part of the Heritage Digital project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
  • A History of Copyright (2019) Origination of copyright laws and information about the new EU Copyright Directive, by Naomi Korn Associates.
  • Copyright Notice: Duration of copyright (term) (2021) A useful guide explaining the duration of copyright in new and existing works. Produced by the UK Intellectual Property Office.
  • Copyright and Social Media (2021) An overview of copyright and social media, including a breakdown of what we agree to when we share content on social media, plus top tips for you and your organisation, by Naomi Korn Associates.
  • A Guide to Copyright and Working with Suppliers to Create Digital Content (2020) Best practice steps and guidance to help heritage organisations manage copyright effectively when working with suppliers. This guide was produced by Naomi Korn Associates as part of the Heritage Digital project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
  • Free webinar: Copyright and Suppliers: How to get the rights you need in new digital content (2020) A webinar led by Naomi Korn outlining practical tools and frameworks to help heritage organisations understand copyright when working with suppliers. The webinar was run as part of the Heritage Digital project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
  • Free webinar: A Basic Introduction to Copyright (2020) A webinar introducing the basics of copyright lead by Naomi Korn in partnership with DP Tripathi, Assistant Librarian at Biju Patnaik Central Library (BPCL).
  • Copyright for Artists (2020) Top tips about copyright for artists, by Naomi Korn Associates.

Intellectual Property Rights

Sorting out Rights and Permissions

Orphan Works and Risk Management

Creative Commons and Open Content Licensing

Open Data Licensing

  • Open Data Licensing (2012) A short animation about open data licensing created by Naomi Korn as part of OER IPR Support Project funded by Jisc.
  • Licensing Open Data: A practical guide (2011) A briefing paper by Naomi Korn and Charles Oppenheim examining the different types of licences and related issues associated with open data.

Copyright Training Resources

Museums: Copyright and Data Protection

 Data Protection

  • Brexit, Data Protection and Heritage: What you need to know (2021) Information and guidance for heritage organisations about data protection changes following the UK’s departure from the EU. This guide was produced by Naomi Korn Associates as part of the Heritage Digital project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
  • Introduction to Data Protection – Summary Sheet (2021) An overview of data protection key points including recommended further reading, by Naomi Korn Associates.
  • Data Protection: Implementation (2021) Guidance for the implementation of data protection management processes within your organisation, by Naomi Korn Associates.
  • UK GDPR Top Tips (2021) A collection of UK GDPR top tips written by Naomi Korn.
  • Free webinar: Brexit, Data Protection and Heritage: What you need to know (2021) A webinar led by Naomi Korn exploring the impact of Brexit and the priorities for heritage organisations in terms of their data protection obligations and the processing of personal data. The webinar was run as part of the Heritage Digital project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
  • Data Protection for Artists (2020) Fact sheet and top tips about data protection specifically for artists, by Naomi Korn Associates.
  • Museums & GDPR (2017) Webinar with Naomi Korn and the Information Commissioners Office arranged by the Museums and Heritage Show

Online Privacy and Security

  • Data Protection and Online Security: An Introduction (2021) Guidance, advice and resources to help UK charitable organisations carry out their online activities whilst safeguarding the privacy of people and keeping information secure. Produced by Naomi Korn Associates for the Beyond programme supported by Shift Foundation and DOT PROJECT.
  • Online Privacy and Security Guide (2020) Advice and resources for heritage organisations to help them keep information secure and safeguard people’s privacy when working remotely and from home. Produced by Naomi Korn Associates for The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Legal Compliance and the Workplace

Copyright and Data Protection – Webinar Archive

  • A collection of free copyright and data protection webinars hosted on the Naomi Korn Associates YouTube channel – click here to visit and subscribe.

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