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Copying by Students and Staff for Research, Study, Criticism or Review

This section covers the options available to students or staff copying materials for themselves and their colleagues for the purpose of study and research. The provisions vary depending on whether the material to be copied is literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work or audio-visual material, e.g. sound recordings, films, videos.

Students and staff should also be aware of their entitlements and obligations in the following special circumstances:

  • Radio and television broadcasts
  • Material covered by contractual agreements, e.g. electronic resources, textbooks
  • Library ejournals, ebooks and databases
  • Internet-based material
  • Notre Dame owned material
  • Material which is "out of copyright"
  • Your own work