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Copyright: Lunch Hour Sessions

Copyright procedures & guidelines at University of Pretoria, Department of Library Services.

Copyright Compliance Awareness lunch hour sessions 2021

The Department of Library Services (DLS) recently presented recurring Copyright Compliance Awareness lunch hour sessions on 2, 3, and 4 November 2021.

The purpose was for lecturers to engage on copyright and the importance of complying with legislation. Lecturers were made aware of the importance of using Library Reference Pages. Lecturers are encouraged to request their Information Specialists to create Library Reference Pages to support them in their teaching. Information Specialists can assist with the copyright clearance to ensure compliance with legislation.

Download session recordings from the 2nd to 4th November 2021 here.

Copyright Compliance Seminar: Fair dealing and use of Creative Commons Licenses in Education and Research 2022

The UP Department of Library Services (DLS) hosted a virtual seminar on copyright compliance. The aim of the session was to assist writers, academics, visual artists and other creators to identify potential misuse and infringement of copyright. 

Download session recordings and presentations here.

Copyright compliance workshop 2023

The Department of Library Services (DLS) organized a hybrid workshop on Copyright rules and regulations in South Africa. This presentation highlights the Copyright Amendment Bill, current copyright laws, different types of copyright, the rights granted by copyright, and how best to protect these rights. 

Download session recordings and presentations here.