Outlines copyright law in the UK with special reference to materials relevant to archive and records collections such as maps, legal records, records of local authorities and those of churches and faiths.
*#originality, in particular in new editions of old works *#international copyright and qualification by country of origin *#university staff, academics and students *#Crown and Parliamentary copyright, and public sector information * licences, assignments and contracts *#'orphan' works *#exhibition *#electronic signatures and declaration forms *#records management *#digital rights management systems *#magistrates' courts *#Ordnance Survey maps *#electoral registers *#databases *#performers' and artists' rights, registered designs and privacy.
Tim Padfield MA(Cantab) LLM(London) is an Information Policy Consultant at The National Archives. He is chair of the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance, a member of the Museums Copyright Group executive committee, and copyright adviser to the Society of Archivists.
Reviews of previous edition: 'Padfield's book is learned and authoritative...recommended for reference purposes for anyone working in an archive.' Journal of Documentation 'The author is to be congratulated on producing a work which is user-friendly, readable and often enlightening in unexpected ways.' Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 'It is ideal as an easy-to-use, quick guide for answering the specific copyright questions which arise in the daily work of the archivist.' Business Archives Principles and Practice