Can I add an instrument that is copyright protected to the MIDSS?

All the material submitted to the MIDSS is protected by a Creative Commons licence.  However, you cannot add an instrument that does not belong to you without first receiving the permission of the creator.  You can add an instrument that you have created in the course of your research, or an instrument which is no longer protected by copyright. Under Irish copyright law, a work usually remains in copyright for 70 years after the death of the creator.