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.


What is copyright and how long does it last?

Copyright and studying

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

Advice on copying for teaching purposes.

COVID-19 guidance

We've compiled our copyright tips for teaching during COVID-19.

Copyright and research

As a researcher you will want to protect your own work and you will also want to make fair use of works produced by others.


External copyright guidance

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