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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2018     Views: 2

Copyright in Teaching

The purpose of copyright law is to promote the progress of knowledge.  It protects those who produce new creative content, as well as providing certain exceptions to those rights for those who wish to reuse copyright materials.

The Library has developed a series of FAQ's regarding copyright and teaching to guide you through copyright regarding teaching materials and methods.   This guidance is designed to support our staff in making appropriate decisions with regard to copyrighted material, both their own and that of others.  

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