The following resources address copyright questions and concerns faced by professionals who act as intermediaries between rightsholders and the public, such as archivists, librarians, and teachers.
This guide is aimed at the wide range of staff working in libraries and information services. Copyright exceptions apply equally to all staff working in libraries including library or information assistants.
Archives are memory institutions. They hold unique documents and records that are vital for helping people connect with and understand their identities, their communities and their cultural heritage.
Students and researchers often need to make use of materials which are copyright protected. In the context of their research or study, they may have to make copies or use extracts of those materials.
The use of materials protected by copyright is essential to the learning process. Educational resources exist in all formats that are recognised as ‘works’ in copyright law.
Teachers and students at Bournemouth University discuss the role that copyright plays in their work and share their most pressing concerns and questions about copyright.