As a student or member of staff at the University of Leicester, you are likely to want to use copyright material. These pages contain a basic introduction to copyright, its impact on your work, and attempt to answer some key questions you may have.
Copyright runs a number of training courses for staff and students, the slides and materials for which are made available below.
- Walking with Dino-Laws: Copyright, legality and risk in an networked age [Slides] (Updated June 2012)
- Beyond the Source Wall [Slides] (Updated April 2012)
- Copyright for Academic Modules [Slides] [Booklet] (Updated Nov 2011)
- Copyright for Module Writers [Slides] [Booklet] (updated Mar 2012)
- Copyright, Open Access & Practical Issues for Doctoral Supervisors (Updated Feb 2011)
- Getting unCommonlyCreative: Reusing and creating open materials [Slides] (Updated Dec 2011)
- Keeping your Thesis Legal [Booklet] (Updated Nov 2012)
- Social Media Friend or Foe?: Navigating the Legal Minefield Successfully [Slides] [Booklet] (Updated Nov 2011)
These are made available under a Creative Commons 3.0 BY-SA-NC Licence. Please contact us if you would like us to arrange a Departmental or College event on these or any related issue.
News and Events
The popular workshop looking at all aspects of copyright in the modern academic environment is back for another session (Wed 16th November) via Staff Development.
Ordnance Survey have withdrawn their fee-based education licence "Reproduction of Ordnance Survey mapping for educational purposes"