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Copyright: General Information


Copyright is a complex area. The information contained in this basic guide is intended to help staff and students of the University to avoid breaking the law and to stay within the terms of the various licences the University has agreed with rights owners or their representatives.

The guide is organised to help you identify how to stay copyright-compliant depending on your role within the University of Liverpool.

Any third party materials used by staff and students in any systems and communication channels used such as VITAL, Dropbox, Google Docs, email, personal websites etc. adheres to copyright law .Please seek advice using the contacts below

It is important to note that it is not intended that these (or any linked pages) should provide definitive legal opinion on copyright.

If you are not able to find the information you are looking for, please feel free to contact your Liaison Librarian or the Licensing Manager with your particular query.

Licensing Manager

Gordon Sandison
My office hours are:
Monday - Friday
9am - 12.30pm
0151 794 2689

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University of Liverpool Library
PO Box 123, Liverpool L69 3DA, United Kingdom
+44 (0)151 794 9500