Quick Guide for Staff
- Communicating (putting online or electronically transmitting)
- Computer programs
- Dramatic works
- Fair Dealing
- Images/artistic works electronic original
- Images/artistic works hard copy original
- Music Licence
- Notated music
- Television and radio broadcasts
- University owned work
- Your own work
You can copy a work up to 15 pages in length from a hard copy anthology, such as an anthology of poetry or short stories. This right does not apply to an anthology in electronic form.
You can copy one article from each edition of a periodical, or more than one if they are on the same subject. For example if an edition of Science magazine has six articles on cloning, then you can copy all six.
You can copy up to 10% or a chapter, whichever is larger. If copies of the book are not commercially available, you can copy up to the whole book. If copyright has expired or you have permission from the copyright owner you can copy the whole book.
You must use the eReserve operated by the Library in order to put text-based works online, unless copyright has expired or you have the written permission from the copyright owner. You may put artistic works/images online if they are copied from an electronic original; or from a hard copy original where copies are not available separately.
The following notice must be attached in such a way that it is seen every time the item is viewed.
This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on behalf of Charles Sturt University in accordance with section 113P of the Copyright Act 1968 (Act).
The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act.
Do not remove this notice.
You cannot copy computer programs for teaching purposes without the permission of the copyright owner.
You can copy up to 10% of a dramatic work, for example a play or screenplay. If copies of the dramatic work are not commercially available, you can copy up to the whole work. If copyright has expired or you have permission from the copyright owner you can copy the whole work.
You have the right to copy a reasonable portion of material, such as 10% or one chapter of a book, for the following purposes:
- research or study;
- criticism or review;
- parody or satire;
- provision of legal advice; or
- reporting the news.
Fair dealing is the right that students rely on when copying for their studies and that academics rely on when copying for their research. For more details on fair dealing, see Copyright for students.
You can always copy artistic works from an electronic original, unless you have agreed otherwise, for example when clicking 'I Accept' to the Terms and Conditions of a website.
You can only copy an artistic work from a hard copy original for teaching purposes if:
- copies of the artistic work are not separately available; OR
- copyright has expired; OR
- you have permission from the copyright owner; OR
- it accompanies, for the purpose of explanation or illustration, a literary, dramatic or musical work, or periodical article, that you are entitled to copy. For example if you copy an article or a book chapter, you can automatically also copy all of the artistic works in that article or book chapter.
This is a licence between UA, on behalf of Universities, and the music industry represented by ARIA, APRA, PPCA and AMCOS. The music licence allows you to do the following with music:
- communicate (streaming only)
- music on hold
- music in the workplace
The above uses are all permitted for educational purposes. Also, video and audio recordings of music can be made when recording University events. Music can be performed at, and audio recordings of music can be made for use at, University events. 'Such an event cannot be an event where an entry fee is charged for the music.' The following notice must be attached to recordings, or their packaging, labelling or file heading.
This recording has been made by Charles Sturt University under the express terms of an educational licence between it, AMCOS and ARIA and may only be used as authorised by Charles Sturt University pursuant to the terms of that licence.
[insert the title of each musical work]
[insert the name of each composer, lyricist and arranger of the musical work]
[if the recording contains an ARIA Sound Recording, insert the artist/group name, and the record company label.]
You can copy 10% of a musical work (notated music). If copyright has expired or you have permission from the copyright owner you can copy the whole musical work. If copies of the notated music are not commercially available, you can copy up to the whole work.
You can copy material that is broadcast on radio, or on free-to-air television or pay television. You can also download programs made available on the station's website as podcast or vodcast provided it has been broadcast on Australian television or radio. The following notice needs to be attached.
Made for Charles Sturt University under section 113P of the Copyright Act 1968
Date program was transmitted ________________
Date this copy was made (if different) ___________
You can always reproduce and communicate (put online or electronically transmit) works that the University owns. The conditions of the University's copyright licences only apply when you reproduce and/or communicate third party works.
You can always reproduce and communicate (put online or electronically transmit) your own work. The conditions of the University's copyright licences only apply when you reproduce and/or communicate third party works.