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Shetland UHI Library

New books

New books

For more titles recently added to Shetland UHI Library stock go to the Books Display page.

Books added to stock May 2021

Art books added May 2021

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 extends temporary HE licence terms for another academic year

Following further consultations with members, academic and educational publishers, the CLA are relaxing the terms of the HE Licence until the 31 July 2021.

The main change is:

  • the extent limit for copying from print books is increased to 20% or two chapters, whichever is the greater, compared to the usual 10% or 1 chapter
  • This applies to books published by participating publishers only and only where a digital edition is otherwise unavailable.

You can see full details of the changes and applicable conditions, plus a list of the participation publishers, on the CLA website.

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


CLA HE Licence Information and guidance

General guidance from the CLA:

Further guidance is available from the CLA website.