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Naomi Korn: Copyright for Higher Education

13th June 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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One of the leading copyright experts and trainers in the UK, Naomi Korn, is visiting  the University on Tuesday June 13th. In the afternoon Naomi will give an open lecture on copyright for Higher Education. The lecture will cover the basics of copyright, what it is, how long it lasts, what it protects, and how it relates to our use in Higher Education. There will also be opportunity for discussion and questions.
Bookings via MyEd: http://edin.ac/2qEhAMj

Naomi Korn

With over 17 years copyright, licensing and rights-related experience, Naomi Korn provides expert advice and support to a range of UK organisations including the British Council,  the Imperial War Museums, the Royal Academy of Arts, NHS England, Museum of London and  the Wellcome Trust.

Naomi Korn has contributed to various versions of SPECTRUM, the International Standard for Collections Management. Naomi is the former Chair, Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA) from 2013 – 2017. During this period, she led the reform of the UK’s copyright laws on behalf of the cultural heritage sector, which resulting in new UK exceptions to copyright in 2014.

She has also regularly represented the interests of the sector to UK Government Ministers and Government officials and on Government advisory groups. Naomi Korn is a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professional (CILIP), the second largest professional organisation for librarians in the world, and for six years, she has set the program and chaired the CILIP/LACA annual Copyright Conference. Naomi Korn is a visiting lecturer at City University, University College London and Kingston University.




13th June 2017
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Stephanie (Charlie) Farley


Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 4
Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9LE United Kingdom
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