Comply with copyright law
Information for library users on the complex issue of copyright.
These web pages are designed to provide information to library users on the complex issue of copyright. Please note that this information does not constitute formal legal advice.
What is copyright?
Copyright is an intellectual property right which covers the expression of an idea rather than the idea itself. This section includes what is covered by copyright and how long it lasts, applied to literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works and sound recordings, films, television and radio broadcasts, and cable programmes.