Using Video in Research and Documentation: Ethical and Intellectual Property Issues to Consider- Fact Sheet

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Cultural heritage
Intellectual property
Indigenous peoples
First nations
Community-based participatory research
Decolonizing research
Research ethics
Informed consent
Video recording

Video is a valuable tool for creative documentation and it can be used to facilitate information gathering, reporting, dissemination and networking. Video makes it easy to share cultural material with larger audiences. At the same time, it is important to be aware of considerations regarding the sharing of knowledge and intellectual property represented in video & film. This fact sheet offers suggestions, guidelines, and resources for using video in research and documentation.



The IPinCH Fact Sheet initiative aims to provide information and guidance on important issues emerging in cultural heritage research.

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