As a student, teacher or researcher you can be the author as well as the user of information. As an author of a publication or creator of audiovisual material it is good to know how you can arrange the rights of your own material. As a user of information it is important to know which rights you have when (re)using other people’s material.
The website Copyright in Higher Education gives answers to frequently asked questions from students, teachers, researchers and other employees of organizations on copyright in the practice of higher education and research. There are a few essential rules which are further elaborated on this site.
One specific way to arrange copyright matters deserves extra attention: Creative Commons licenses.