Copyright

Printing/Copying from Online resources

"Fair Dealing" allows you to copy from print sources (Copyright Act Section 43 Research or Private study). There is no legal definition of what copying under fair dealing means.  The conventions of what you can copy are laid out below. 

You may only make one copy for your own use.  You cannot share the copy by electronic means with any other person.

  

Moodle

Items that are on your Moodle courses will have been added by Unitec staff and will have been checked to see if they comply with copyright entitlements.  Please remember that you can only print out one copy for your own personal use.

Unitec Journal Databases

Different databases allow you to do different things. All will allow you to print a copy of the article, many allow you to save and even email the articles to yourself.  You may only make one copy of each article and you may not share the article electronically with any other person. 

NZ Standards

This database allows you to print one copy of the standard. You must destroy the copy once you have finished your course.  You cannot save a copy of the standard electronically either on a memory stick or on your computer or file sharing site.  You may only have one copy of each standard and you may not share it electronically with any other person.

 Unitec Electronic Books

The publisher of each eBook determines how many pages of that title you may print. You will be informed of this when you use the print function of the ebook.

The Internet

All items put on the internet will have some form of copyright attached to them.  You need to check the copyright entitlements for each site before printing information. Some sites may even restrict printing of some or all of their material.

 

 

 

Copying from Print Sources

"Fair Dealing" allows you to copy from print sources (Copyright Act Section 43 Research or Private study ). There is no legal definition of what copying under fair dealing means.  The conventions of what you can copy are laid out below. 

You may only make one copy for your own use.  You cannot share the copy by electronic means with any other person.

For your research or private study you may make:

Copying from Books

Only one chapter of each book you use can be copied.

Copying from Journals

Only one article per issue of a journal may be copied

Copying from Magazines

Only one article per issue of a magazine may be copied

Copying from Newspapers

Only one article per issue of a newspaper may be copied

Copying from Theses

The copyright of a thesis is owned by the author. You cannot copy without the author's permission.

 

 

 

 

Videos, DVDs and Music

"Fair Dealing" allows you to copy from print sources (Copyright Act Section 43 Research or Private study ). There is no legal definition of what copying under fair dealing means.  The conventions of what you can copy are laid out below. 

You may only make one copy for your own use.  You cannot share the copy by electronic means with any other person.

 


Videos

For study purposes you may use 30 seconds of a clip from a commercial video as long as you do not alter any of it.


DVDs

For study purposes you may use of 30 seconds of a clip from a commercial DVD as long as you do not alter any of it.


Music

Unitec has purchased the ITP Music Licence which allows you for study purposes to

  • Perform music in public for educational purposes if you do not charge for entrance
  • Provide copies via any secure mobile network
  • Copy any music to provide access to students and staff
  • Reproduce or combine music with video or digital recordings