Comply with copyright law

These web pages are designed to provide pertinent (rather than exhaustive) information to library users on the complex issue of copyright. Please note that this information does not constitute formal legal advice.

Introduction

What is copyright and how long does it last?

Copyright while studying and working at UWE Bristol

How much copying can you do? Advice on copying and scanning for private study, non-commercial research, criticism, review and reporting current events.

Copyright and teaching: sharing copyright material with your students

Advice for staff wishing to copy items for teaching.

Copyright and commercial use

Advice on copying material for a commercial purpose and/or commercially-funded research.

Control your copyright

How to apply copyright to material you create. Includes information on Creative Commons licenses, and guidance on publishing books that contain copyrighted material.

Licence information

Information on licences the university has obtained.

External copyright guidance

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