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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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Online News Publishers Can be Held Responsible for Defamation
The ECJ has confirmed that online news publishers can be held responsible for defamatory comments made on their website regardless of their business model.

ECJ Rules that Libraries may Digitise Books for Dedicated Terminals
The ECJ has made it clear that educational institutions may digitise lawfully held works in order to make them available to the public on “dedicated terminals".

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Fill in an online survey to share how you use the code, and how it helps compliance by 5 October.

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