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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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Change in Consumer Laws for Colleges and Universities

Colleges and universities who sell goods and services including conference and event services, via their websites must provide increased information to consumers.

Private Copying At What Cost?

Without providing a fair compensation scheme for rights holders, the private copying exception may not be permitted, according to a UK parliamentary committee.

Do we have to keep records of what we copy under the new disability amendments?
If you are copying under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended by the new Regulations) s.31B then yes there is a requirement to keep records. If a single copy is made for a disabled person under s.31A there is no such requirement.

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