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Copyright and IP Information and Guidance

Jisc Copyright Guide for Students

Jisc IPR Toolkit


IPO Intellectual Property Office

ual: CreativeIP -  IP guidance for anyone studying in the creative disciplines.

BBC Filmmaking Guide: Answering common filmmaker questions

The Fashion Law blog – a blog covering all things legal and fashion

Fashion Law & Business Blog bridging the gap between fashion, law and business

Artquest Advice, information and opportunities for visual artists

Patsnap Academy: Free online video courses on intellectual property

Free or Licensed Resources

JISC MediaHub

Internet Archive

Project Gutenberg - Copyright Free e-books

Get it Right from a Genuine Site - Lists sites which only host legitimately provided content

MoviesFoundOnline.com - Public domain and Creative Commons films and documentaries

Clip art - MDX Microsoft Licence - Clipart from some internet sites may not be free (check Terms of Use)

Creative Commons Licensed

Includes: Blip TV, YouTube, Europeana,Wikimedia, Google, Flickr,Jamendo,openclipart and more

Google images  Advanced image search - Usage Rights options

Flickr  - Advanced Search - Creative Commons Search

GNU General Public Licence is a free 'copyleft ' licence which permits software or computer programs, codes to be copied, adapted or built upon for free.

Film & Broadcast

JISC Digital Media

Advice on Moving Images


almost any video that is available on the internet (beware of pirate material and comments).

Google Video

for a specific video you think may be available but not on YouTube.


Films, TV programmes, Trailers, Podcasts


Creative Commons search


public domain and creative commons films and documentaries


Ideas Worth Sharing - mostly Higher Education level material provided by internationally known and reputable organisations.


(British Universities Film and Video Council) Television, Radio, News and Film archives).

BoB Box of Broadcasts - Off-air broadcast recordings (secure access via myUniHub)                   



Free music for non-profit filmmakers


hosts genuinely posted videos in addition to pirated versions (take-down policy in place)


content is under one of the Creative Commons licences


legitimate hosting site (free registration and software download required)


Music Library (classical & Jazz) login via LSS - E-Resources - Databases

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