Is your copying legal?
Make sure you understand the law.
You may make a single print or digital copy of anything in Copyright for:
- Private study or research
- Illustration for instruction or teaching
- Quoting from a work
- Caricature, parody or pastiche
- News reporting, except for photographs
The amount you copy must be 'fair and justifiable'
- You must not reproduce the copy, sell it, or share it online
- You must acknowledge the source where reasonably practical
The following materials available through Public Libraries will be subject to Copyright Law:
- Literary works (works where the writing can be made of words, numbers or symbols)
- Artistic works eg Maps/Plans, Drawings, Photos
- Dramatic work
- Sound Recordings
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