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Intellectual Property (IP) created by University employees is owned by the University if the IP was created in the course of the employee’s normal or specifically assigned duties. Copyright in any material produced by an employee for their personal use shall belong to the employee. So long as the copyright has not been assigned to the publisher then it would be permissible to copy extracts and distribute these in class. If the copyright has been signed over to the publisher then the publisher may permit the author to continue to use their work if it is for a non-commercial purpose and acknowledgement is made.

Further copyright information can be found on the University's Copyright page or contact copyright@ulster.ac.uk for additional guidance. Detailed information on copyright and how this impacts on teaching staff is available from the copyright pages accessible from the Portal (Workplace tab).

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