There are three scenarios under which you can reuse copyrighted work:
University of Suffolk holds licences from the Copyright Licensing Agency and the Educational Recording Agency. these permit the reuse of works in certain circumstances. They do not permit blanket reuse of work.
For educational purposes, and to facilitate access to resources, the CLA Higher Education licence permits the scanning of materials for uploading into the Virtual Learning Environment. Information is available in the digitisation guide.
CLA Higher Education Licence
This licence generally permits the reuse (copying and scanning) of materials from printed books, journals, magazines and many digital publications, as follows:
The licence does not permit reuse of materials from any:
Educational Recording Agency
This licence permits students and tutors to record, copy and reuse certain broadcast materials for teaching purposes. These include:
The licence does not cover permissions to reuse of materials from:
The licence does not permit the public showing of broadcasts of commercial films in a 'film club' environment regardless of whether a fee is charged.
University of Suffolk provides access to broadcast materials, covered by the ERA licence through Box of Broadcasts.
Exceptions for educational purposes permit certain reuse of materials, without the permissions of rights holders for teaching and learning purposes. These include:
Where a student needs a personal copy of a text to facilitate equitable access to resources for the purposes of instruction, copies can be made available outside of copyright law. These copies can be made by the student, a registered helper or Library and Learning Services. Certain restrictions still apply.
Different types of licences are available which permit different types of reuse for different types of materials.
Note: University of Suffolk currently has a CLA HE licence and an ERA licence.