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Vendors' copyright terms of use

This gives you information on copyright terms of use for databases and eresources

Free Internet Source [Free]

The databases under this heading are ones that Unitec does not pay to access. You will need to look on each website to see what their copyright terms are. If nothing is mentioned about copyright the following apply:

  1. Can I make multiple copies of pages from a website?

You may copy 3% of a webpage (ie what you can scroll down). For articles or documents on the web you may do 3% or three pages whichever is greater as long as it does not copy the whole work. Some websites will allow multiple copying of full articles or documents for educational purposes but there has to be a clear statement to this effect on the website. You may also write to the owner of the website seeking permission to do multiple copies.

  1. Can I put copies of web pages onto Moodle?

Yes you may make copies of a web page(s) to store on Moodle provided you meet the requirements listed (a)-(d) below.
a) The material is stored for an educational purpose
b) The material is displayed under a separate frame or identifier, identifies the author and source of the work and states the name of the educational establishment and the date on which the work was stored
c) The material is restricted to use by the authenticated users, defined as participants in the course of instruction for which the material is stored, who can access the stored material only through a verification process
d) The stored material is deleted within a reasonable time after the material becomes no longer relevant to the particular course of instruction for which it was stored. It may not be archived and used for any other course

  1. Can I download copies on a CD?

You may copy 3% of a webpage (ie what you can scroll down). For articles or documents on the web you may do 3% or three pages which ever is greater as long as it does not copy the whole work. Some websites will allow copying of full articles or documents for educational purposes but there has to be a clear statement to this effect on their website. You may also write to the owner of the website seeking permission to do multiple copies.