Working with suppliers, and harnessing the benefits of their specialist expertise, is fundamental to the effective operation of organisations within the heritage sector.
The commissioning of digital content will always raise copyright issues. However, copyright can be a complicated and unwanted issue to address and therefore it can be easily overlooked and forgotten when working with suppliers. This is particularly easy when heritage organisations are using suppliers with whom they have a close working relationship, perhaps for a long time.
In this guide we will provide practical steps to help you consider these issues when working with suppliers as well as top tips regarding how to make sure you are negotiating the best deal for your organisation when commissioning digital content.
The aim of this guide is to help heritage organisations navigate copyright properly so that they know and understand what they can do with the content that is commissioned.
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