Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Copyright Policy

Show Field Notes
Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 30th March 2028 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Officer Margie Jantti
Director, Library Services
The position responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of a policy document and its review.
Responsible Executive Sue Bennett
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Student Life)
The position with overarching responsibility for ensuring implementation of, and compliance with, the policy document.
Enquiries Contact Library Services
+61 2 4221 3548
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in the University's new Policy Library. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Version Control and Change History

Date Effective - Approved By - Amendment

1 - 05 April 2005 - University Council - First Version.

2 - 09 May 2006 - Vice-Principal - (Administration) - Migrated to UOW Policy Template as per the  Policy Directory Refresh.

3 - 10 March 2009 - Vice-Principal  - (Administration) - Future review date identified in accordance with Standard on UOW Policy.

4 - 13 September  - 2011 - Chief Administrative Officer - Updated to reflect title change from VP(A) to CAO, and from University Librarian to Director,  Library Services.

5 - 17 October 2016 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Updated terminology from Electronic Readings Service to Subject Readings. Updated multiple links to additional information. Updated position change from Copyright Officer to Copyright & Digitisation Officer.

6 - 8 May 2020 - Senior Deputy Vice - Chancellor - Administrative amendment to update Senior Executive titles.

7 - 30 March 2023 - Vice-Chancellor - Major amendments following scheduled review to reflect changes to the way that course materials are prepared and disseminated to students, and to reflect current practice and legislation change.