On rights management in anthropological and linguistic sound collections

Abstract

Archivists and curators benefit from well-documented rights declarations and agreements in the provenance of artifacts. Linguists, folklorists, anthropologists, and increasingly computer scientists, during the course of their work may create large and intricate collections of the soundscapes they encounter. Content may include personal narratives, word lists, audio books, talking dictionaries, and traditional music. This article looks at some of the legal issues encountered by academics as they produce audio and video recordings in minority language contexts.

Title
On rights management in anthropological and linguistic sound collections
Publication
ARSC Journal
Date
December 2021

Citable as

Paterson III, Hugh J. (2021) “On rights management in anthropological and linguistic sound collections”. ARSC Journal. 52(3): 547–563. http://www.arsc-audio.org/journal.html

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Hugh Paterson III
Hugh Paterson III
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My research interests include typological patterns in articulatory phonetics; User Experience design in language tools; and graph theory applied to language and linguistic resource discovery.

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