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Copyright for Academics: Further advice

This guide provides guidance on copyright matters for teaching staff

Further help and support

Copyright need not be a problem for teaching, however it is important to consider the copyright of any content owned by others and how and why you might want to use and share it in the teaching and learning environment. is an independent online resource aimed at making UK Copyright Law accessible to creators, media professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and members of the public.copyright user symbol

They aim to provide answers to the most pressing concerns creators have about copyright, helping them understand their rights.


University of Westminster policy and guidance

This guide should be read in conjunction with the following other guides that cover specific related areas:‚Äč

Open access

As a researcher you will also need to understand the requirements for open access when you deposit your work or data in the institutional repository or when you publish your research such as in books and journals. You can find out more from our Open Access page

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Further help