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Copyright for Family Historians

May 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


This seminar will provide an overview of copyright law as it relates to preparing family histories. We will look at the basic principles of copyright and discuss who owns the copyright and how to seek copyright permission. The seminar will provide information on how to use original records and material that other people have created.

About the Presenter
Cara Downes

Cara is an archivist who has worked for the National Archives of Australia for over fifteen years with the majority of time working in the Queensland Office of the National Archives.  Cara has had extensive archives experience both in Australia and the United Kingdom where she worked for the Oxford University Archives. Cara currently works in the area of public access making the archival collection available and discoverable to the public. An important aspect of Cara’s work with the public is the presentation of seminars that showcase the Archives collection through a wide range of topics. Cara has also worked as the Archives’ Copyright Officer, providing permissions and advice on copyright for the use of material held in the National Archives to the public, organisations, and Government Departments.


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May 15
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Virtually via Zoom
QLD Australia


(07) 3349 6072
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