This section of the guide is addressed to all members of the University community, both students and staff, in situations when you are using copyright materials for your own research or study. It does not apply to multiple copying, publication, or communication of materials for educational purposes.
In order to rely on the ‘fair dealing’ provisions for study or research you must genuinely be copying the material for your own study or research. Any copies you make for the purpose of assembling resources to enable you to complete a course in your capacity as a student would most likely be for the purpose of study or research. Similarly, assembling resources to enable you to write a research paper would most likely be for the purpose of study or research