Compliance with copyright is a legal requirement. Fines of up to $150,000 imprisonment can be imposed for failure to comply with copyright law.
If you are copying material for use in your own research or study, this is covered under Section 43 of the Copyright Act.
If you cannot find the answer to your question using these pages, please go to the copyright page on the Digital Workspace which has links to the Copyright for Educational Resources Policy, a Copyright Quick guide and a Copyright Matrix. For even further support, please contact QAU.
Copyright is complex. If you wish to learn more about it you can complete the Evolve course, All rights reserved—Copyright at Wintec.
All staff at Wintec must adhere to:
Wintec has licenses with:
What can I do?
Here's how to link to EBSCO articles & eBooks
Under the Copyright Licensing New Zealand license staff may make multiple copies of print resources.
Staff can copy or scan:
You can share with your Wintec students (not other staff, friends etc.) via:
What can't I do?
Screenrights—for Music and TV
Screenrights NZ license—Information video
This license permits Wintec tutors to copy for educational purposes:
Our licence from Screenrights allow us to copy programmes from both pay and Free to Air television (including Sky) to use in our teaching at Wintec, e.g. to show to classes, put clips on Moodle, include in handouts etc.
All items must be marked as having been copied under our Screenrights licence agreement, as follows:
Made for Wintec's educational purposes
[Title of broadcast]
[Date of broadcast]
[Date this copy made]
Alternatively you could link directly to the broadcast.
Our Screenrights Licence does not permit the copying of pre-recorded material, such as purchased or hired DVDs, videos or audiotapes. Copying this material without permission from the copyright owner may infringe copyright.
Format-shifting of audio-visual material requires the consent of the copyright owner.
Educational Music Licenses
This license allows us to do the following:
It does not cover:
The internet & copyright
Items in the public domain