Copyright matters - teaching support

Quick guide to delivery of unit readings and other teaching materials

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What you can use and do
(remember, everything must be referenced)

The formats that you can use to deliver readings to students – mostly in reliance on the Part VA and VB licences

Hardcopy
e.g. unit readers; photocopies; etc

LMS
e.g. upload a pdf; create and/or  upload a slide presentation; etc

My Unit Readings
e.g. request digitsation; link from list; etc.

Echo360 - Lecture Capture System (LCS)
e.g. show in a lecture theatre or other recording-enabled venue; upload for students’ individual viewing; etc

a book
one chapter or 10% per unit per semester; more may be copied if the book is out-of-print or otherwise unavailable. n.b. the limit applies across the uni for digital delivery so there may be occasional © clashes between MUR lists; however, the Library will do its best to meet all requests
y n y n/a
an eBook
1 chapter or 10%
n.b. a School’s direct contract/agreement with a publisher may permit other uses e.g. upload of the eBook and/or licensed teaching materials to LMS
y n
but you can make a link from LMS to the book
y n/a
an article from a hardcopy journal
one article from any one issue - more may be copied if they address the same topic
y n y n/a
PDF of an article from a journal in the Library's databases it depends
database licences vary; check with copyright coordinator
usually you may make a link from LMS to the article link from your reading list n/a
PDF of an item online
the web is not a copyright-free zone - many websites allow downloads only for personal use, others allow uses for education, or within an organisation; PartVB may apply; referencing is required
it depends
ask the copyright coordinator to check the site's terms and seek permission if necessary
n
usually
you may make a link from LMS to the item
it depends
ask the copyright coordinator to check the site's terms- or you can usually make a link
n/a
PDF of an item online
that is licensed as ‘free for education’, with Creative Commons, etc; it must be referenced with the licence and source URL
y y y y
an image from a book
with referencing
y n y y
an image online
any may be used under Part VB; it must be referenced
y n y y
an image online
licensed e.g. with Creative Commons; ; it must be referenced with at least the source URL
y y y y
any image/text/quiz
or other content from the Library’s Free to Share resources; must be referenced with original Creative Commons or other ‘free’ licence, and source
y y y y
YouTube
n.b. their terms state the YouTube videos must not be downloaded or copied
n/a link from your LMS site to the video link from your reading list link to the video during a lecture, but 'pause' the recording while the video is playing – recording must also be paused if your tutorial or workshop is held in recording enabled teaching venues
Screenrights recordings
i.e. recordings of broadcasts from radio, TV (including cable and satellite channels), ABC podcasts, etc. See EduTV and TVNews for content.
you can make copies (e.g. on DVD) for students make a link from LMS to LCS link from your reading list play and record during a lecture, tutorial, or workshop; upload for individual viewing, etc
commercially produced DVDs and videos
e.g. purchased from the ABC shop, rented from a video shop, borrowed from a public library
n n n play during a lecture, tutorial, or workshop, but 'pause' the recording while video is playing (check with the copyright coordinator for 'special cases'); play in tutorials and workshops if no recording is taking place
your own lecture notes, slide presentations, and other Murdoch University © works y

y

but no 3rd party photos, diagrams, etc unless Creative Commons licensed

y y
but no 3rd party photos, diagrams etc unless Creative Commons licensed