As a user and creator of copyright material, it is essential that you are aware of copyright principles at the University.
What is copyright?
Find out what the term copyright means, the categories of works protected by it, and the types of works included in each of these categories.
Using and copying work
Read about situations in which copyright does not apply.
Read about the terms and conditions under which works subject to copyright licences can be copied.
Copyright warning notice
You can read a sample of a copyright warning notice here
Copying images from the internet
Find out the circumstances in which images can be copied from the internet without requiring permission, so long as they are fully attributed.
Using and copying indigenous works
Find out about Māori intellectual property, Kaitiakitanga, copyright in tukutuku and the Haka Ka Mate Attribution Act.
Open access and MOOCS
Find out about open access and the massive open online course which delivers learning materials for free via the internet.
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