Welcome to the University of Derby guide to copyright.
It is the responsibility of individual members of staff, students or others working on behalf of the University of Derby to ensure their use of material whose copyright they do not own is legal.
The links within these pages will provide information about the various aspects of copyright law which affect staff and students at the University of Derby. These pages will help you to understand your legal obligations when you use copyrighted or licensed material in printed or online form.
Please note that information on these pages is for guidance only: it should not be construed as formal legal advice.
These pages within this guide are for guidance purposes. It cannot cover every eventuality, so if you cannot find an answer to your question, please contact the Copyright Advisor, Caroline Ball at firstname.lastname@example.org, ext 1760.
The information on the following pages is for guidance only and does not constitute legal advice.
All staff are personally responsible for complying with the Copyright, Designs & Patents Act 1988. Failure to do so is taken seriously and may result in legal action by the copyright holder against the University and the withdrawal of licenses.