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Monash University copyright and related policies

Copyright Compliance Policy
The policy sets out the terms of compliance for the use of third party copyright materials in an educational environment under commercial or statutory, licenses, permissions and other legal provisions contained in the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), the Malaysian Copyright Act 1987 and the South African Copyright Act 1978.

Copyright Compliance Procedures for Australian Campuses

The Procedures for Australian Campuses outline the compliance requirements and responsibilities of staff students and authorised users within the Australian jurisdiction, with regard to the use of third party content in teaching and research activities; in particular, the use of licensed electronic resources (ejournals, databases, software). Parallel procedures are to be developed for Monash teaching and learning activities outside the Australian jurisdiction (South Africa, Malaysia).

Copyright Compliance: Take-down Procedures for Copyright Infringements (Australia only)

The Take-down Procedures set out the steps to be taken when copyright infringement notices are received by Monash University relating to material hosted on Monash online environments in Australia or accessed through the Monash ICT network in Australia, and document the University's compliance with those requirements on its Australian campuses. They also act as a model for the Malaysian and South African campuses.

Social Media Policy and procedures for staff and procedures for students
Guidance on how to interact in social media and use of copyright and other material on social networks

Access to Electronic Resources Licensed by the Library Policy and Procedure
This policy provides guidance for staff about provision of authcate and access to library databases and resources and licence conditions that restrict access.

Access to Monash Courseware Policy and Procedures and Guidelines for staff about preparation of web-based materials
This policy provides guidance for staff about preparation of web-based materials.

Acceptable use of information technology facilities by students
This policy sets out rules for students about using Monash University technology facilities. It includes examples of conduct that infringes copyright.

IT Use Policy - staff and other authorised users
This policy sets out rules for staff and other authorised users about using Monash University technology facilities. It includes examples of conduct that infringes copyright.

Intellectual Property Framework
This document outlines the principles governing the development and use of copyright and other intellectual property created at Monash University. The Intellectual Property Framework is made up of the following parts:

Intellectual Property Statute and regulations
This statute contains rules about who owns copyright and other types of intellectual property created at Monash University. The regulations contain further details on these matters.

Explanatory memorandum to IP Statute and Regulations

Commercialisation Guidelines
This document provides guidance on the commercialisation of copyright and other intellectual property materials created at Monash University.

University Practice and Paid Outside Work Policy
This document contains rules for staff about using Monash University copyright and intellectual property in the course of paid outside work.

IT Security Policy
This policy is about the security, privacy and preservation of intellectual property (including copyright) belonging to the University and to others. It includes information about the right of the University to monitor how IT systems are being used by staff, students and other authorised users.

Plagiarism and Cheating
This policy sets out the procedures and relevant disciplinary measures for handling cheating and plagiarism (using another person’s ideas and or manner of expressing them without giving appropriate acknowledgement).

Send an email inquiry to the University's Copyright Adviser.