Report from the DCC Workshop: Legal Environment of Digital Curation

Angus Whyte

2007, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 133-142

doi:10.2218/ijdc.v2i2.36


Abstract


This is a report from the Legal Environment of Digital Curation workshop held at Glasgow University on November 23, 2007. The event provided an overview of legal considerations for non-legal professionals who work with data, focusing especially on intellectual property rights and licensing, data protection, freedom of information and privacy, and data as evidence. The workshop was organised in conjunction with the SCRIPT-ed journal of law and technology, and supported by JISC, the AHRC and Edinburgh University.

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The International Journal of Digital Curation. ISSN: 1746-8256
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