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Copyright: information for staff

When making copies of books or journals at the University, you must comply with copyright law.

The following guides offer information on what you can copy:

If you are unsure please contact the Library Copyright Adviser

For further information on copyright in relation to Open Access publishing and depositing your research, please see our detailed guide.

Need to convert a file to a more accessible format?

SensusAccess is a self-service system that allows students and staff to convert files into many different formats, including digital Braille, MP3, Daisy and plain text. 

Conditions of use

You can make an accessible copy if you own the copyright (e.g. it's your own work), have permission from the copyright holder, if the copyright has expired, or if it's for someone with a print disability. If it’s for someone with a print disability you need to agree that:

For further advice, please contact the Library Copyright Adviser.