Most materials, including books, plays, journal and newspaper articles, artistic works, films, music, computer software, and typographic arrangements, are protected by copyright law, governed principally by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, and subsequent regulations.
Students and staff of the University should be aware of the issues involved. This affects -
Photocopying or scanning or digitising
Creating course packs from photocopied chapters or articles to give to students
Using audio / video material for teaching, presentations or course work
Saving or printing material from electronic resources e.g. e-journals or databases
Using quotations or abstracts from other works in essays, projects and theses