Sean Rippington


Sean is the Digital Archives and Copyright Manager for a University Libraries and Museums service in Scotland. He works with colleagues across the university to develop policy, guidance, and training relating to copyright in teaching, research, and heritage contexts.

In recent years his work has focussed on provision of digital library services, licencing of scholarly research outputs, use of digital content in teaching, use of accessibility tools, and licencing of digitised historic photographs, rare books, manuscripts, and museum collections.

Sean is also interested in the relationship between copyright and digital community heritage, and has designed and delivered training on this topic for the Scottish Council on Archives, Community Archives and Heritage Group (Scotland), Museums and Galleries Scotland, and Historic Environment Scotland.