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Copyright Basics

For more information on copyright law please see our Copyright guide.


Copyright & Licensing

Downloading varies for different eBook platforms. Please check the information provided for downloading on Using eBooks for what you are able to do. 

Copyright law allows you to:

Some platforms technically allow unrestricted downloading or printing of ebook content, However, the user should observe copyright and licensing restrictions.

Ebooks are subject to the terms and conditions of fair use in the same way as printed works, for example you may only copy/print up to 10% or one whole chapter (whichever is greater) from a book. Downloading or printing multiple chapter copies is not permitted.


You need a university login and password to access our resources. Some of our resources are also available open access and can be accessed without a login in. 

Remember if you are using a public computer to never save your login details. 

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