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Welcome to the JISC Legal guidance page for tutors and lecturers.  If you're looking for information on how copyright law affects your ability to include other people's materials in your online learning resources, if you're concerned about the implications of putting learners' personal information into digital records, or the accessibility law implications of using Web 2.0, you'll find resources here to help you.

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Can we make accessible copies in anticipation of having disabled students who may require them and can copies be kept for future use? (29 August 2014)
If a college or university knows that there will be students requiring a work in a particular format then preparations can be made in advance for their taking part in a particular course.

DP and Research: What You Need to Know
This new Q and A document answers key questions for researchers where research data cannot be anonymised, including guidance on who is responsible, how to store and share research data, and how to meet a subject access request.

Legal Checklist for Universities Comparing MOOC Platform Providers (13 August 2014)
This template is designed to assist those in universities (and other education providers) deciding between MOOC platform providers to compare the legal aspects of the choice

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