November 15, 2021

Connecting the Copyright Community
Chris Morrison and Jane Secker

Join Chris and Jane for a summary of the latest developments in copyright this year and the topics they have covered in their webinar series ‘Copyright and Online Learning in a time of Uncertainty’.

The main topics that have been discussed by the copyright community includes issues such as Controlled Digital Lending, the use of audiovisual materials in online teaching and access to core readings during the pandemic.

Our speakers:

Jane Secker is Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City, University of London. She leads the modules related to digital education and digital literacies in the Masters in academic practice programme. She is Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and a member of the Copyright Advisory Panel which is a governance group of the UK’s Intellectual Property Office.

Chris Morrison is the Copyright, Licensing and Policy Manager at the University of Kent, responsible for copyright policy, licences, training and advice. He was previously the Copyright Assurance Manager at the British Library and before that worked for music collecting society PRS for Music. Chris holds a masters in copyright law at King’s College London and his dissertation explored the understanding and interpretation of Section 32 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act ‘Illustration for Instruction’ by UK universities.

Chris and Jane run the website, are co-chairs of the ALT Copyright and Online Learning Special Interest Group and are members of the Universities UK Copyright Negotiation and Advisory Committee which negotiates with collective management organisations for UK HE institutions.