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Copyright for students

When studying at Teesside you will be expected to to use other people's work which is protected by copyright.

Copyright restricts what you may lawfully do with someone else's work and you may face legal issues for infringing someone's copyright.

This page gives you the information you need to use other people's work safely - without infringing copyright.

For general copyright advice see Copyright - the basics

What am I allowed to copy?
Can I use other people's work in my assignments?
What about using videos and other audio visual materials?
Who owns the copyright on work I produce?
Disclaimer: Although the University has a responsibility to ensure staff and students are aware of copyright law, it remains the responsibility of the person making the copy to ensure that they do not infringe copyright. The information on this guide is intended as a general guideline of current copyright issues.  It is not intended to be legal advice.   The Copyright Licensing Co-ordinators for the University are based in Legal and Governance Services.