Outside of University
The licences and provisions which allow use of material for educational purposes within University do not cover the use of material for non-education or external uses.
What are some examples of non-educational use?
- Presenting material at a conference.
- Delivering a lecture open to the public.
- Publishing material in a book/journal/magazine.
- Making material available on a publicly accessible website (e.g. YouTube or a blog). This includes assessment tasks.
- Creating/delivering a commercial training course.
- Entering material into a film festival.
- Displaying material in a gallery.
- Using material in your ePortfolio.
How can I use third party copyright material in these situations?
There are several options available:
- Seek permission from the copyright owner for the anticipated use.
- Remove the material completely.
- Replace the material with material available under a suitable licence (e.g. replace images with images available under a Creative Commons licence).
Find tips on obtaining permission on the requesting permissions page.
For further information contact the Copyright Office.