UCL Library Services
Tue, 31 May 2016 15:02:41 +0000
UCL authors sometimes ask about suitable copyright notices to add to their works to ensure that they are protected. In the UK and in the European Union generally there is no requirement for works to be registered for copyright protection. Copyright applies automatically once a work is “fixed” in some form, regardless also of whether […]Read more...
Beatrix Potter and Copyright
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:37:07 +0000
A recent IPKat blog post pointed out that contrary to expectations a newly discovered and previously unknown work by Beatrix Potter, Kitty in Boots is still protected by copyright. The author died in December 1943 her published works came out of copyright after 70 years had passed, that is in January 2014. Kitty in Boots […]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.
Information which may be on interest to UCL authors on the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society. The ALCS is a membership organisation which exists to distribute payments to authors for secondary usage of their work under the CLA licences and other licences.
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