UK Copyright Literacy Survey: summary report

Morrison, Chris and Secker, Jane (2015) UK Copyright Literacy Survey: summary report. Project report. Self-published (Unpublished) (Full text available)

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Abstract

The Copyright Literacy Survey aimed to gather data of copyright awareness amongst UK librarians and those working in related cultural heritage organisations, such as galleries, archives and museums. The data was gathered in late 2014 following several significant changes to UK copyright law, including several new exceptions of relevance to librarians and those working in the education and cultural heritage sectors. The survey instrument was developed in Bulgaria and findings from phase one of the project from four countries (Bulgaria, France, Turkey and Croatia) were presented at the European Conference of Information Literacy in 2014. In order to allow cross-country comparisons, the questions were devised by the original project team and only minor changes to reflect UK terminology and institutions were made. This report provides a high level summary of the key findings from the UK survey. The researchers will undertake further analysis to compare the findings to other countries and to draw conclusions from the data. Further publications and conference papers are planned later in 2015, but due to the high level of interest in the survey it was considered appropriate to release a summary of the data at this stage.

Item Type: Monograph (Project report)
Uncontrolled keywords: Copyright literacy, copyright, information literacy, library and information science
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Divisions: Central Services > Information Services
Depositing User: Chris Morrison
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2016 10:17 UTC
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2016 17:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/53981 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Morrison, Chris: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1792-9943
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