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Copyright: Teaching

Guides teaching staff on many areas of copyright including limits to what can be provided to students, using images, screening video content in class, eReserve and the addition of material to the service.

What is an out of print work?

An out-of-print or unavailable work can be defined as an item that a publisher or retailer can confirm is no longer published and/or not available within a 'reasonable time'. You may reproduce and communicate more than a 'reasonable portion' (including the whole item).

  • A record of all inquiries to the publisher/supplier about the item must be kept.

Distribution requirements (hard copies, CDs, USBs, email attachments)

  • Amount as for reproduction
  • Digital copies must contain the New Statutory Licence - Reproduction Notice (Section 113P) Warning Notice
  • If greater than 10%/one chapter, item should carry a note identifying it as an "out of print work".
  • Must be referenced
  • Digital copies must be registered through the eReserve system

Communication online requirements (placing on websites)