Further information

What copyright issues apply?

Copyright logo imageThe Library provide comprehensive advice on copyright matters on the Portal.

A variety of works are protected under copyright law, including: 

  • text
  • film
  • sound recordings
  • scripts
  • musical compositions
  • photographs
  • blogs
  • diagrams
  • still images.
If copyright material is to be included in your lecture recording, make sure you clear it with the rights owner before a recording takes place 
unless the fair dealing rule applies.

As long as what you are including in your lecture is ‘reasonable and appropriate to the purpose’ of the lecture then limited amounts of copyright material can normally be safely used for the following purposes:

JISC will provide you with further useful advice on copyright and lecture capture. 


To record guest speakers please read additional information on the next pages in this book.


Not found what you're looking for? 

Try the following links: 

bookThe basics
bookManaging recordings
bookDownloading for office/home
bookRecording student assessments