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Click to view the article Clare Painter Reusing your organisation's own copyright material
20th November 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Most people are well aware that copyright issues can arise from using content belonging to other organisations - but what are the implications when reusing material that your organisation has already used?

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Click to view the article Clare Painter How risky is it to reuse someone else's copyrighted material?
2nd September 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

With the global reach of the internet, using and sharing content online is something we all do at some point but it's important to make sure you're not infringing someone else's copyrighted material. In her latest article, Clare Painter, Jinfo's copyright expert, highlights the risks involved in reusing someone else's work and how you can minimise them.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Sharing copyright in partnerships
11th June 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Copyright ownership generally follows the creator of the material and there is no need to register it as it takes effect as soon as the work is created. But what happens when external partners are involved in the creation of a project? This article explores some of the issues involved including ownership of the content, working with partners and what opportunities there are to repurpose your content.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Company landscape - Copyright Clearance Center's RightFind product suite
7th June 2019

Company landscape - RightFind product suite Copyright Clearance Center and its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus has a range of products and tools in the arena of licensing, workflow, managing and accessing content, and managing copyright. Products are designed for academia, publishers...

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Coping with international copyright
9th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

With the advance of the internet and its global reach, using and sharing content worldwide has never been easier. However, copyright laws differ from one country to another and whilst it would be impossible to familiarise yourself with them all, this article looks at some of the key differences between the UK, US and major European regimes to help you reduce any risk of infringing the law. It looks specifically at the differences between common and civil law, fair use and fair dealing, moral rights, registration and copyright exceptions.

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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Q&A with Copyrightlaws.com - the place to learn about copyright and licensing
22nd March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Understanding copyright and licensing is a cornerstone of information work. Helping professionals learn about the issues from a practical perspective is Copyrightlaws.com. It specialises in teaching copyright to non-lawyers, with users from a wide variety of industry sectors in countries around the world. Courses are delivered through online content, some with video, along with downloadable guides and certification programmes. Sophie Alexander spoke to founder Lesley Ellen Harris to find out how its users benefit and what's coming next.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Relying on copyright or other intellectual property rights
28th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Copyright is an important tool for protecting intellectual property rights but there are other ways you can protect your material more effectively and this article looks at some of these including design rights and trademarks. It also outlines what works can be protected, whether to include a copyright notice and whether to register your copyright.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Audio rights within your organisation
19th October 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In recent years there has been a surge of interest in audio rights and this presents untapped opportunities for organisations. In her latest article, copyright expert Clare Painter takes a look at some of the different ways audio might be produced and used in an organisation, along with the different copyright elements involved, including licensing and distribution issues.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Who owns the copyright material you find online?
6th July 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In her latest article, Clare Painter, Jinfo's copyright expert, talks about the implications of using "free" online material and how you can identify whether it is protected by copyright. She covers not only textual material and quotations but images, video and TV clips as well as social media and blogs. She also offers some practical steps you can follow to ensure you're not breaching copyright.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - managing subscriptions
25th May 2018

In this market landscape we look at 10 products for managing subscriptions, licensing, acquisitions and data: 360 Resource Manager from ProQuest Alma from Ex Libris BLUEcloud Acquisitions from SirsiDynix CORAL cSubs Subscriptions EBSCONET Subscription Management FITS...

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Complexities of copyright when moving from print to digital
29th March 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

If you own the copyright to the material, it can also be digitised and shared with colleagues or the wider world on social media but knowing when you can use archived copyright material can be complicated. In this article, we offer some starting points to consider if you want to digitise and distribute older archive material whilst remaining copyright compliant.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Copyright considerations when reusing content
5th January 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

When planning to use someone else's content, it's important to know whether it's protected by copyright. This article looks at the different types of content that may be used and when copyright might apply. It covers open access material and the various Creative Commons licences that are available and what to do when multiple layers of copyright apply.

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Verifying the accuracy of news
19th December 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo takes a timely look at causes and dangerous consequences of deliberately misleading news or faked sources. This article sifts through the latest thinking on how it can be overcome and finds new literacy approaches and tools for information managers to combat misinformation.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - authentication and access solutions
22nd November 2017

In this market landscape we look at eight products in the field of authentication and access: AuthAnvil Gluu server IAM platform Okta IT OneLogin SSO OpenAthens PingFederate Shibboleth Identity Provider WSo2 Identity Server. We provide a brief description of...

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Translation rights and licensing of online content
13th October 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The more visible your specialist online content becomes, the greater the chance of seeing more permission requests for reuse. Most of the time the material will be used in its original language but sometimes people may want to translate your material and make it available for their local market. This raises awareness of your brand and reputation but you also need to consider the legal implications of this and in this article copyright expert Clare Painter highlights some of the issues involved and offers tips on how to negotiate a licence in this area.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Negotiating copyright fees
17th July 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

With digital technology, it's easier than ever to reuse content but it's important to get permission when doing so. In this article, copyright expert Clare Painter explains how to factor in the cost of copyright licences when planning a new project and how to structure questions for the rights holder, to ensure these costs are kept under control.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Handling permission requests for your copyright material
10th April 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Copyright expert Clare Painter explains how to handle requests to use your copyright material and highlights pitfalls that could arise from incorrect specification of licences or poor recordkeeping.

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Click to view the article Norma Beavers Who owns the copyright of redrawn or altered graphics?
19th January 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The internet has made so much information available that it's easy for some to think it's all free and up for grabs. But is it ok to include certain graphics in your own reports, blogs or documents, especially if you've made some changes or even redrawn them? Clare Painter's article: "How does copyright apply to tables, charts and other figures?" will give you essential tips on avoiding copyright infringements.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter How does copyright apply to tables, charts and other figures?
16th January 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

You've seen a photograph, chart, map or diagram and would like to make some small or significant alterations or even to redraw it to use it in your own publications. Where do you stand from a copyright perspective? Expert Clare Painter explains the legal stance.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Insights and actions report from the Research Focus "Data analytics - ready your information service"
22nd December 2016

This Insights & Actions report collects a full thematic index of content from the Jinfo Research Focus, "Data analytics - ready your information service" in a convenient PDF package for download and offline reading. Includes the key insights: Source expertise at the centre of...

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