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These resources are developed for Curtin students and staff to understand their obligations and entitlements to copyright. They provide general information and should not be used for legal advice.

Interactive copyright resource guide

Screenshot of interactive copyright guideUse our interactive copyright resource guide to learn how you can copy, reuse and distribute different copyright resources.

Interactive copyright for HDR students guide

Screenshot of HDR copyright guideOur interactive copyright for HDR students guide will you help navigate copyright obligations, permissions and issues specific to HDR students.

Publications & information sheets

If you would like an information sheet on a specific topic, contact the Copyright Team.

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Online Training for Staff

Online training is available by logging into iPerform and searching ‘Academic Integrity for Staff’.

Individual sections include:
• Copyright Basics  –  an introduction to copyright and what constitutes copyright infringement;
• Attribution and Moral Rights – the importance of attributing third party content in teaching material;
• Fair Dealing – under what circumstances the fair dealing exception can be employed;
• Statutory Licences Part I – an examination of the Copyright Agency agreement relating to text and graphic works;
• Statutory Licences Part II – an examination of the Screenrights agreement for TV and radio broadcasts and the Collective Music Licences;
• Reading Lists and Blackboard – organising unit readings through the Library’s Reading Lists service to ensure Blackboard units remain copyright compliant.
• Copyright for HDR Students – assisting HDR Supervisors to successfully navigate copyright obligations associated with Higher Degrees by Research.

Further modules including Copyright Disability Provisions and Copyright for Video, Images and Web Content will become available throughout 2018.


No current sessions scheduled. If you would like training on a particular topic relating to copyright for Curtin staff and students, contact the Copyright Team.

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