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And now for the small print....

Why should I care about copyright?

We can be audited by the Copyright Licensing Agency and risk losing licences to our materials, as well as reputational damage, if we are found to be in breach of regulations. Please note that universities are liable for copyright infringements. 

Procedure for dealing with copyright infringement on Solent Online Learning

Please note that we will endeavour to help you replace materials with those that are copyright compliant but do check before loading any materials to avoid such actions and inconvenience to your teaching. 

Further reading

Please see our Solent Online Learning site: Copyright for Lecturers which includes a video, quiz and tutorial.

There is a huge amount of external information available on copyright should you wish to investigate further:

Exceptions to copyright: Education and Teaching - IPO publication

SECKER, J., 2016. Copyright and e-learning: A guide for practitioners. London: Facet Publishing


For further advice on copyright compliance, please contact us via the Library Enquiry Hub 

Page last updated on Wednesday 23 August 2017 at 11.58am.


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