Category Archives: Intellectual Property Rights

Licensing Data as Open Data

One of the findings that has emerged clearly from the JISC UK OER Programme and from theUK JISC Discovery work is that for a healthy content ecosystem, information about the content needs to be available to many different systems, services and users. Appropriately licensing the metadata and feeds is crucial to downstream discovery and use. The JISC OER IPR Support … Read more

Making and Using Clinical and Healthcare Recordings for Learning and Teaching Workshop

Date: 20 Sep 2012 Time: 10.00-15.30 Location/venue: University of Bristol Clinical images, videos and other recordings are vital to good learning and teaching within the healthcare professions. A free one day workshop is being held at the University of Bristol on Thursday 20th September 2012 to focus on the legal, ethical and other related issues … Read more

Europeana and cultural digitisation are of “vital importance” says Council of Europe

The Council of the European Union has come out in strong support for the digitisation and online accessibility of Europe’s cultural material, and for Europeana as the common multilingual access point to Europe’s digital cultural heritage. The council has concluded that it is of “vital importance” that the long-term viability of Europeana, which was launched … Read more

Hargreaves Review: latest news

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee has held its final evidence session on the Hargreaves Review on the 15 November with Baroness Wilcox, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The evidence session outlining the benefit of a practical presentation on how the Digital Copyright Exchange is to work is available at … Read more

Workshop review: Data and Text Mining and Analytics – Opportunities for Digital Scholarship and Innovation

This workshop aimed to explore the opportunities for data and text mining and analytics from some of the UK’s leading advocates and practitioners and to highlight emergent policy and practice issues in education, research, technology and pharmaceutical industries. It also provided a forum to review and discuss the opportunities  and challenges of data and text … Read more