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Copyright in recorded lectures

Third party materials

Recorded lectures can include material where the copyright is owned by a third party if one of the following applies:

Please do not assume that if the content has already been used in an existing document, permission is automatically given to re-use it again.

This material can only be provided to students on a particular course of study and not shared on a public online platform.

We recommend you read the University's policy on Lecture recording/capture: Guidance on performing rights, IP, copyright and data protection (link to intranet).

Your re-use must also be considered to be fair dealing, and you must also observe the following:

  • the work must be legitimately available to the public
  • the extent of any copying must not exceed an amount greater than strictly necessary for the specific purpose, subject to legal copyright limits. Unless use of the work is genuinely required it should not be included. Please see our Introduction to copyright for staff section for further information
  • the use should not be detrimental to the commercial rights of the rights holder
  • copying must be for non-commercial purposes only
  • the extract(s) must be sufficiently acknowledged