Copyright is a collection of rights intended to provide copyright owners with protection for their own material while allowing others to access it for legitimate public good. Copyright is a form of intellectual property that protects a variety of literary, artistic, musical and dramatic works. Copyright does not protect ideas, however the form or the expression of the idea is protected.
Guides for students
Guides for staff
- Copyright for staff - quick guide
- Blackboard and copyright
- Copying Audio Visual material
- Music and copyright
- Implications of recent changes to the Copyright Act (2018)
This website provides general information for staff and students of the University of Newcastle. Information on this site should not be regarded as legal advice. For clarification of copyright issues please consult the University of Newcastle's Policy Library or contact the University's Copyright Advisor.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.