Images and artworks
Artworks include photographs, drawings and graphs, and are generally not required to have any particular level of artistic merit to attract copyright protection.
The following conditions apply to copying artworks for educational or administrative purposes within the University.
- Copies may be distributed in hard copy or electronic form.
- All electronic copies must contain a warning notice and must only be communicated to students or staff (i.e. not on publicly accessible websites).
- All copies must include appropriate attribution.
Examples of works
- All of a work that has not been separately published
For example: A diagram in a book that has not been published, for example as a postcard or a poster, can be reproduced in full.
- All of an artwork that accompanies or explains the text being copied
For example: A photo that is included in a page of text being copied can be reproduced without having to investigate whether it has been separately published.
- All of an artwork copied from an electronic source
For example: An artwork copied from an electronic source, e.g. on a website, can be reproduced without having to investigate whether it has been separately published.
Updated: 04 April 2012