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UHI Copyright Information for Staff

UHI Copyright Policy


The Copyright Information for staff guide includes sections on; adding materials to the VLE, compliance, deep linking, copyright free images, attribution of third-party materials, Creative Commons attribution and where to find further help.

Copyright information for FE

CLA Licence for Further Education

Covers copying from books, magazines, journals and websites

The licence provides annual blanket permissions to copy and reuse content from print and digital publications.

  • Make copies from digital and print books, magazines, journals and websites
  • Share copies with students and staff
  • Use copies with digital whiteboards, VLEs and presentation software programs
  • Copy up to one article, chapter, one short story or poem or 5% of the total, whichever is greater
  • Copy publications from the UK plus 38 international territories

For more information on the use of our CLA FE Licence: Further Education Licence Documents


Find out what can be copied, shared or re-used under the FE or HE licence using the CLA's "Check Permissions" search tool.


Copyright information for HE

CLA HE Licence Information and guidance

General guidance from the CLA:

Further guidance is available from the CLA website.

All digitised content must be made via the Digital Content Store (DCS).  Requests for digitised content can be made via Resource Lists in Talis or by completing the online form.  See the UHI Libraries' guide Copyright Information for Staff for more information.


Copyright - using images

Using images

The following links are all contained in the guide, Copyright information for staff (link above).

  • If you are using images, audio, video or other third party content in learning and teaching materials all must be credited.  This includes materials where you own the copyright.

See Attribution of third party materials in learning materials.

  • Links to websites and information about finding copyright free images.

See Copyright free images.

  • The following guide is prepared by the UHI EDU and provides information for UHI staff on using images in teaching and learning materials.

See Finding and Using images.

  • Information about using images made available to use under a Creative Commons (CC) licence.  Includes information about how to attribute works under a CC licence.

See Creative Commons Attribution.

Creative Commons

For more information about using images under a Creative Commons (CC) licence and also how to use a CC licence for your own content:

See Creative Commons.