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Copyright & You
The ACCC Fair Dealing Policy allows you to copy a short excerpt of a copyright protected work:
- up to 10% of a copyright-protected work (including a literary work, musical score, sound recording, and an audiovisual work)
- one chapter from a book
- a single article from a periodical
- an entire artistic work (including a painting, print, photograph, diagram, drawing, map, chart, and plan) from a copyright-protected work containing other artistic works
- an entire newspaper article or page
- an entire single poem or musical score from a copyright-protected work containing other poems or musical scores
- an entire entry from an encyclopedia, annotated bibliography, dictionary or similar reference work
No copies may be made of the following:
- Unpublished works
- Proprietary workbooks, work cards, assignment sheets, tests or examination papers
- Instruction manuals
- Newsletters with restricted circulation to a fee paying clientele
- Business cases which are made available for purchase
As a student, your main copyright challenge is to ensure you properly cite all sources you use in your school work!
Copyright in your student work
Why do we need to cite, anyway?
You need to cite to ensure...
- You give credit to the original authors/sources of information and avoid plagiarism
- Your readers can quickly access your original sources
- You add credibility to your assignments and help prove your arguments.
Colleges/Universities, subject areas and professions select and use a standard method of citation. Be sure to check with your Professor on what method to use.
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