Library and IT
Regulations and policies
Copyright is a complex and constantly evolving legislative area, so the information here is intended to provide just a basic introduction to the principles of copyright and the way they operate in libraries. The information is not a definitive legal opinion.
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These guidelines cover:
Images, data and text that are in electronic form are also protected by copyright.
You can copy material if one of the following applies:
Most e-books are subject to copyright, so you may only print or download small sections. As a rough guide, about one chapter is usually acceptable.
You may not print or download a whole e-book. Attempts to do so can be monitored and are a breach of copyright law and the University regulations.