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Find information on copyright and how it works at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) Te Pukenga on this page.

Why find out about copyright? 

It is important to know what you can legally copy or re-use. MIT students and staff must comply with the Copyright Act. 



MIT 's license with Copyright Licensing New Zealand, extends the Copyright Act limits for copying. These include:
•  up to 10% or one chapter of a book, whichever is greater (you cannot copy a whole book)
•  one or part of one article from a periodical publication, or additional articles from the same periodical publication if they are on the same subject.

On the internet:

Did you know? - everything on the internet has copyright, including images.

Using a Youtube video?  - check the permissions or licenses.

Want to avoid copyright issues? 

  • Get permission from the owner of the information e.g. for company or organisation logos
  • Search for re-usable images and information
  • Download books, videos, newspaper and journal articles from our library databases