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

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

Copyright for staff

Our three copyright licenses for print, music, radio and television allow you to copy or re-use.

For more information, look at the Copyright for Staff page.

Questions about copyright or our licenses? - contact Fiona Rongo, our Library and Learning Services Manager.


Nau mai, Haere mai ki te Whare Mātauranga Welcome to the library

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

Why find out about copyright?  -know what you can legally copy or re-use.

The Copyright Act covers the rules for everyone in New Zealand and the Copyright Council explains how it works.

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;
•  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.

Want to avoid copyright issues? -

  • Get permission from the owner of the information
  • Search for re-usable images and information
  • Download books, videos, newspaper and journal articles from our library databases