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Copyright at UC: Quick Guides

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Books Journals AV Material Internet Newspapers

Quick Guide - Copyright Information for LEARN

Source of Content Use in LEARN

Book (Print)

Up to 10% or 1 chapter (whichever is greater)

© Licensed by CLNZ

eBook

Link

© licence described on each eBook - varying

Journal article (print)

1 complete article, additional if on the same subject

© Licensed by CLNZ

Journal article (online)

Link

© licence described on each database - varying

Advertisements from newspapers

Not permitted

No coverage by © Act or licence

AV material legally available on the Internet

Link

 

Creative Commons licenced material

Permitted depending on licence specifics.
Linking to item is preferred

External Lecturer's Content (unpublished)

Must obtain consent before making available, permission statement must be included in the PDF

© owned by author/lecturer

Commercial DVD/Blu-ray/VHS

Not permitted on LEARN.

Screen in class, or via Echo360 as live-stream only for UC courses and not as part of a pre-recorded lecture. If playing on Echo360 the film must not be able to be recorded or downloaded by students.

Grand Right Works (Opera, musicals, etc.)

Not permitted

No coverage by © Act or licence

Images from hard copy originals

Permitted – must be in context with the text

© Licensed by CLNZ

Interloan

1 article as per licence, 10% or 1 chapter (whichever is greater) for books.
Source must be print, not electronic.

© Licensed by CLNZ

International newspapers (internet version) - text and images

Link

© Act, s44A 

International newspapers (print version) - text and images

Permitted – 1 article from each publication, additional if on the same subject

© Licensed by CLNZ

Internet (© work)

Link

© Act, s44A 

Music legally available via CD/MP3/WMA/Internet or similar

Permitted – must include licence warning terms

©Licensed by APRA/AMCOS PPNZ One Music

NZ Government Material

Permitted, includes: Bills, Acts, regulations, bylaws, Parliamentary Debates, select committee/Royal commission reports, inquiries and judgements of NZ courts and tribunals.

Linking to this material is still preferred as updates and amendments are common

© Act, s27

NZ newspapers (print and internet versions) - text & images

Permitted – up to 5 articles per class per day

© Licensed by CLNZ

Open Access Material

Link  - unless reuse/sharing is permitted in Open Access licence.

Public Domain Material

Permitted

These are items where the IP rights have expired e.g. The works of Shakespeare, Beethoven, early silent films

Sheet music

Up to 3% or 3 pages, but not if that constitutes the whole work in which a no more than 50%. 

© Act, s44(3)

Standards

Link.
For Standards NZ material, direct linking is not possible - link to database.

TV or Radio - Broadcast/Podcast

Permitted – must include licence warning terms

© Licensed by Screenrights

UC Lecturer's Content
(unpublished)

Individual discretion

© owned by lecturer – licensed to University under IP Policy

Licence Warnings

Where material is used under a licence it should have the correct licence warning attached.

Please contact us for specific advice

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