Is Your Oral History Legal and Ethical?

8 Useful Web Links

British Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics
http://www.basw.co.uk/codeofethics/

British Copyright Council
www.britishcopyright.org

British Library: code of practice on research ethics
www.bl.uk/aboutus/stratpolprog/researchethics

British Sociological Association statement of ethical practice
Statement of Ethical Practice for the British Sociological Association

Crown Copyright
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/information-management/our-services/crown-copyright.htm

ESDS Qualidata: access and support for qualitative datasets
www.esds.ac.uk/qualidata/about/introduction.asp

Information Commissioner’s Office
https://ico.org.uk/

Intellectual Property Office
www.ipo.gov.uk

Legislation online (Data Protection Act etc)
www.legislation.gov.uk

Market Research Society standards and guidelines
www.mrs.org.uk/standards/children.htm

National Archives: general copyright guidance, including Crown copyright
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/legal/copyright.htm

National Children’s Bureau: guidelines for research with children and young people
http://www.ncb.org.uk/media/434791/guidelines_for_research_with_cyp.pdf

Open Government Licence
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/information-management/uk-gov-licensing-framework.htm

Press Complaints Commission editors’ code of practice
PCC Code of Practice

Timescapes Ethical Knowledge Bank: researchers share their experiences of ethical dilemmas
Timescapes

UK Data Archive: advice on consent and ethics
www.data-archive.ac.uk/create-manage/consent-ethics

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WARNING

Since this advice was written GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has come into effect in the UK and EU. This has changed some of the advice below and references to Data Protection are now out of date. The OHS is in the process of updating this advice but in the meantime it is important that you supplement it with our new GDPR guidance. November 2018