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Copyright for research

For research purposes, you may:

  • photocopy for private study limited extracts from books, journals, and newspapers, under fair dealing
  • scan for private study limited extracts from books, journals and newspapers, under fair dealing, as long as you don't make multiple copies or put them on a shared network drive
  • download or print for private study limited extracts from e-books, e-journals and other text-based or image-based electronic resources
  • scan and digitise items where you own the original copyright, or where permission has been granted to you by the copyright owner
  • download audio and video items where you own the original copyright, or where permission has been granted to you by the copyright owner
  • make whole copies of material for text and data mining where you have the lawful access to the content (e.g. subscription) and attribute the source.

For commercial purposes, you may: