Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Copyright Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 18th October 2016
Review Date 18th June 2019
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor and President
Approval Date 13th October 2016
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Unit Head Pete Maggs
Director, Library Services
Enquiries Contact Frank Hill
Copyright Officer

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

12 May 2020 – Position title for “University Librarian” updated to “Director, Library Services”.

27 June 2019 – Preliminary review completed – minor changes are currently underway.

8 March 2019 – removed embedded URLs and replaced with associated information placeholder URLs.

Briefly the changes include new and amended clauses comprising clauses 1-5: amended purpose and context, clause 6: new and amended definitions, clauses 7-12: amended policy statement, clauses 13-78 New and amended procedures referring to minimising the risk of copyright infringement, using text and artistic works in vUWS, using broadcasts in vUWS, using sound recordings in vUWS, using Section 28 when showing copyrighted content in educational spaces, using Section 200AB-a Flexible Exception, pre-recording and recording lectures, students with print accessibility requirements, designing podcasts for students, designing podcasts for external digital platforms and services, Fair Dealing, managing copyright infringements and copyright notices, and clauses 79-91 which are new guidelines referring to Creative Commons Licences, Open Educational Resources, using external digital platforms and services, and designing open educational courses.

Clauses Amended

Policy: All

Procedure: All

Guidelines: All