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Intellectual Property and Copyright  
 
Fair dealing under the Copyright Act

Copying (ie. photocopying, printing) of a reasonable portion of works is allowed for the purpose of research and study. See the Australian Copyright Council's Online Information Centre for further information

What is considered a reasonable portion?

Some examples of a reasonable portion that can be copied are:

Text or printed music
Text published in electronic form
Newspaper, magazine and
journal articles
10% of the total number of pages,
or:
one chapter (if divided into chapters)
10% of the total number of words,
or:
one chapter

Can copy more than one article (from the same journal, magazine) if articles relate to the same subject

 

 

Using Information Ethically
 
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