Welcome to the University of Sunderland's Guide to Copyright.

These web pages are intended to be a guide in supporting the lawful use of copyrighted material by staff and students at the University of Sunderland.

We hope you find these pages easily accessible and are able to locate the information you are seeking. If you have any comments on these pages or require further advice on a particular issue, please email Legal Services or Student and Learning Support.

For more information you are recommended to visit the UK Intellectual Property Office website ( or the JISC Legal website (