Good academic practice includes understanding how you can utilise other people’s material in your lessons and the practical alternatives available when you are stuck. This makes copyright fundamental to what you do.
Many people cringe at hearing the word and that is understandable as copyright can be tricky. However, copyright principles can also be simple and in most cases educators can do a lot more than they realise.
Learn more about Copyright by downloading the “Copyright and Education slides .
This presentation sets out the basics – it explains what copyright is and talks about the special provisions that exist in Australia to enable educational institutions to use other people’s copyright material without having to seek permission. It also includes some smart tips on managing copyright in the digital age.
Written by Sylvie Saab, Executive Information Policy Officer, Library