Members of University staff should note that their Conditions of Service require them to abide by the law of copyright. In particular:
The University … expects that reproduction of copyright material will be a normal part of a member’s activities. To this end, members are required to reproduce material in a proper manner, whether by means of legislative permissions, by licence or by direct permission from rights holders.
(Conditions of Service for Academic and related staff, section 22; Research staff grade 5, section 18; Technical staff, section 21.)
The Conditions of Service also specify who owns the copyright in works made by members of University staff while doing their jobs.
Full Conditions of Service can be found here: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/services/hr/a-z/conditions-of-service.html.
Last updated by C Greasley, 19th October 2017
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