Copyright warning notice

When copyright materials are made available under a licence, particularly in course packs (e.g. course books, manuals or guides), either electronically or hard copy, recipients should be warned in writing that these materials should not be copied or made available to other persons.

See a sample of a copyright warning notice here:


“This material is protected by copyright and has been copied by and solely for the educational purposes of the University under licence. You may not sell, alter or further reproduce or distribute any part of this course pack/material to any other person. Where provided to you in electronic format, you may only print from it for your own private study and research.  Failure to comply with the terms of this warning may expose you to legal action for copyright infringement and/or disciplinary action by the University.”