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Copyright: a Practical Guide


About this guide

This guide provides practical advice for University of York staff and students on protecting your own copyright and using other people's material.

The copyright guidance presented here is for general information only and does not constitute legal advice. The University accepts no liability for any errors, omissions, or misleading statements in these pages, or for any loss which may arise from reliance on materials contained in these pages. If you need legal advice, please consult a lawyer or the University of York Legal Services team.

Creative Commons for researchers: a practical guide

A guide to help you understand the range of Creative Commons legal tools and licences available, and the benefits and considerations for both creators and users of licensed works.

Need help?

If you can't find the information you need in this Practical Guide then you can contact the Library for advice:

Otherwise, please email and your enquiry will be dealt with by the appropriate team