Copyright

Notices and Labels

The are a number of notice and labelling requirements when copying and communicating material under the various statutory and music licences.  These requireements are outlined below.

 

Equipment notices (photocopiers, scanners, computers etc...)

A prescribed notice must be displayed on or near any print based copying equipment such as photocopiers, scanners and computers.

Print copying equipment notice (PDF 28KB)

A separate prescribed notice must be displayed on or near all equipment able to make audio-visual reproductions such as DVD or hard disc recorders and computers.

Audio-visual copying equipment notice (PDF 24KB)

Where University equipment can copy print and audiovisual material (such as computers) it is necessary to display both notices on or near each piece of equipment.

The notices above must be A4 in size (297mm by 210mm) and the wording of the notice must not be changed.

Note that it is not necessary to have these notices "attached" to each piece of equipment. However, the notices should be visible to a person using the equipment.

Licence Notices

The are some labelling and notice requirements when copying and communicating copyright material under the University's statutory and music licences. Note however that you should not use the labels or notices below when copying copyright material outside these licences.

Text and image and notices

There is a prescribed warning notice which must appear on, or immediately before electronic reproductions of text and images communicated to students under the University's Part VB statutory license. There is no prescribed size for the notice but the wording must be legible. The wording of this notice cannot be changed.

Text and Images notice (PDF 24.6KB)

Text and Images notice (HTML 1KB)

Broadcast material notices

There is a prescribed warning notice which must appear immediately before electronic reproductions of broadcasts communicated to students under the University's Part VA statutory license. There is no prescribed size for the notice but the wording must be legible. The wording of this notice cannot be changed.

Broadcasts notice (PDF 24.6KB)

Broadcast material labels

Analog copies of broadcast material (i.e. a video tape or its container) must be labelled with the date of the broadcast and the date the copy was made. It is good practice to label digital copies of recorded broadcast (e.g. copies made on DVDs) in a likewise fashion however this is not mandatory.

Broadcast Label template (RTF 57KB)

Music licence notices and labels

All copies of music made under the Music Licence must carry a prescribed notice and full details of the composers (artists, lyricists, arrangers etc) and record company under which the recording was made.

Music label and notice template (RTF 37KB)

Print disability copyright notices

There are prescribed notices when making copies and communications of copyright material to assist print disabled persons. More information is available on the Making copies to assist print disable persons web page.