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This course is self taught (Online course).

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Copyright and licenses (online module)

Self-taught course


Copyright law is a complex field with direct relevance for researchers who need to protect their own intellectual work and use work written by others, and most importantly must avoid accidentally infringing copyright. This course provides you with basic knowledge you can apply to your research practice.

The course covers:

  • fundamentals of copyright and why it’s important
  • what to do if you want to use someone else’s work
  • how to protect and share your own work
  • how licenses can be used to make it easier to reuse works

You will receive the URL for the course in the confirmation email after booking.

Target audience
  • PhD students
  • Researchers

Web page with videos, text and an activity. The course should take around 1 hour to complete.

CUL Research Skills

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