Copyright Do's & Dont's
What Does Copyright Protect?
NCI has taken out an Educational Copying License with the ICLA (Irish Copyright Licensing Agency) which gives permission to authorised personnel (i.e. current staff & students of NCI) to copy/reproduce material(s) under the terms of the copright license, these material(s) must:-
When using materials (in all formats, print, film, audio, electronic etc.) once it is being used for private research or study, it may be used without the permission of the author/copyright holder AS LONG as the original rights of the copyright holder are not breached.
You may use the work for criticism , review or in the reporting of current events, AS LONG as the original rights of the copyright holder are not breached & the author/title of the work is identified.
This is referred to as 'Fair Dealing' & does not include the reproduction of multiple copying; additional information may be retrieved from the Copyright Association of Ireland
This updated HE [Higher Education] License covers copying & scanning from books, journals, magazine & newspapers
The License provides annual blanket permissions to copy & reuse content from print & digital publications
It allows you to:
Make copies from digital & print books, magazines, newspapers & websites
Share copies with students & staff
Store copies on your intranet
Copy up to 1 article, chapter or 10% of the total, whichever is greater
Copy publications from Ireland plus many other international territories including the UK, USA, Australia, France, Germany, Spain & Italy
Include newspapers published in Ireland & the UK
Use images from publications included in the ICLA Licence
The purpose of the Licence is intended to broaden & enrich students' learning experience by enabling an institution to provide greater access to copyright materials, through creating course packs or putting reading material on VLEs [Virtual Learning Environments] such as Moodle.
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