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Copyright @ Solent

Lecture capture

Lecture capture 

Being able to record lectures for your students is a great service to be able to provide for them.

However please bear in mind  that copyright will be relevant where lectures are being recorded. A variety of works are protected under copyright law, including: text, film, sound recordings, scripts, musical compositions, photographs, blogs, diagrams and still images.

So if any such copyright material will be included in your lecture recording this would need to be cleared with the rights owner before a recording takes place unless the fair dealing rule applies     

As long as what you are including in your lecture is ‘reasonable and appropriate to the purpose’ of the lecture then limited amounts of copyright material can normally be safely used for the following purposes:



There is some further useful advice on copyright and lecture capture provided by JISC 

If in doubt please do check before using copyright materials in your lecture content.

For further advice on copyright compliance, please contact us via the Library Enquiry Hub