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Copyright: Studying and Research

Students in the library

Copyright for students

You are permitted to re-use copyrighted material if it's for one of the following purposes:

  • your own private study
  • non-commercial research
  • criticism and review - to make a critical point, to support an argument, for example in an essay, dissertation or thesis, or when answering an examination question.

Do not exceed safe copying limits. The information in this section; 'Fair Dealing for research and private study' and 'Copyright exceptions and Fair Dealing' will help you decide if your copying is safe.

Copyright FAQs

Further help

Contact Learning Services for further help and advice. 
Phone: +44 (0)1202 436306