Copyright for teaching
Copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted to creators of original works. As soon as ideas or thoughts are made into material form such as written, audio-visual recording, painting, photograph etc., they are referred to as works, at which point they are protected by copyright legislation.
Copyright legislation provides a number of exemptions for educational purposes which lets you use these materials in your teaching.
The Library has a range of resources and training opportunities to help you understand how to use copyrighted materials.
Resources to help you
Copyright for teaching guide – A comprehensive guide that provides you copyright information on a range of teaching situations
Copyright for students – Advice for students and how they should work within the copyright legislation.
We run an online training session through the Division of Learning & Teaching Professional development program. Register for the next session Copyright for Teaching running in early August.
Getting specific advice