Breakell, Susan (2006) The UK Freedom of Information Act and its impact on museums and galleries, in: Issues in Conservation Documentation: Digital Formats, Institutional Priorities and Public Access Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, USA.Full text not available from this repository.
A significant change in the United Kingdom’s information environment was brought about by the Freedom of Information Act (2000), which actually came into full force in 2005, providing new rights of access to information held by public authorities, subject to certain exemptions. This commissioned report considers the situation in the Museums and Galleries sector one year after the legislation’s implementation, assessing the challenges, benefits and operational impact.
|Item Type:||Other form of assessable output|
|Additional Information:||Author's report commissioned as part of a meeting held under the auspices of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on April 27, 2006.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Freedom of Information; legislation; Museums and Galleries|
|Subjects:||P000 Mass Communications and Documentation > P100 Information Services > P110 Information Management|
|Faculties:||Faculty of Arts|
|Depositing User:||Sue Breakell|
|Date Deposited:||23 Nov 2009|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2015 13:22|
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