The Rights and Reproduction Information Network (RARIN) is a taskforce of
the Registrars Committee - a Standing Professional Committee of the American
Association of Museums.
At the 1997 AAM Annual Meeting - about 2 dozen members of the Registrars Committee gathered informally to exchange information on current issues revolving around rights and reproduction of museum materials. Among the stated issues facing the group were:
It was determined that this site would attempt to help in these areas and to be a resource for researching copyright, intellectual property rights, and especially rights and reproduction services at museums.
Minutes of recent meetings (2002) (2003) (2004) (2005)
Survey, Samples & Shortcuts (includes 2003/4 RARIN Survey results)
Law & Legislation and commentary NEW info on Orphaned Works
Other Useful Online Websites
Imaging & Licensing Organizations & Initiatives
Print Resources (bibliography)
updated 14 april 2005
comments, additions, corrections are welcome