UCL Library Services
Digitising videos and the “Preservation exception”
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:17:37 +0000
This is an enquiry from one of the UCL Libraries: Would the “Preservation exception” contained in Section 42 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA) cover the digitising of their extensive collection of historical videos? The videos were originally published in various countries and are not made available for loan. The answer is that this collection […]Read more...
The “Share alike” Creative Commons Licence
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:15:06 +0000
In an interesting case from the USA, a photographer, Art Dragulis launched an action for copyright infringement against the Kappa Map Group because he objected to the fact that they had reproduced his photograph of a rural scene on the cover of a commercial publication. Kappa had not requested his permission to do that and […]Read more...
UCL Copyright advice
Copyright plays a vital role in the work of the UCL community both in relation to academic publications by UCL staff and students and also in the use of materials to support teaching and learning.
You must consider copyright issues before reusing other people’s material in your own academic work, in the classroom or within Moodle. The links below may help to answer your questions on copyright. If you need any assistance please email our Copyright enquiry service.
Advice on issues relating to any work you create, including links to the UCL IPR policies for staff and students, information on how to use schemes such as Creative Commons to allow your work to be used by others.
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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