Copyright for teaching

Try our interactive Copyright for Academic and Teaching Staff tool to find information specific to your teaching work (authentication required).

Copyright law protects the rights of copyright owners, but it also provides exceptions that allow those working in educational institutions to use copyright material for educational purposes in certain cases without seeking permission from the copyright owner. To take advantage of these exceptions you must follow rules contained in the Copyright Act 1968.

The following links explain the rules governing how you can use certain types of copyright material for educational purposes: 

Copyright videos

Our brief and informative videos provide information for teaching staff on how they can use copyright material in their work.

Copyright animations

Our quick and fun videos provide information for teaching staff on how they can use copyright material in their work.

Copyright guides