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The Copyright Hub

The University of Sheffield recognises that copyright is an important legal, ethical, and social imperative that lies at the heart of many of our activities. We are committed to supporting and informing our users. This hub exists to signpost users towards essential information regarding copyright.

Notice and take down

To submit a copyright infringement notice to the University of Sheffield, please fill in the form linked below.

Report copyright infringement

Open software licences

Research software, whether it be a few lines of code or a full library, is a key element of the research process and making sure it is openly available allows others to correctly analyse your data, and allows your work to be reproduced more easily and built on by others.

Read our guidance

Other useful information

Copyright Community of Practice

A site taking a deeper look into issues relating to copyright for University of Sheffield staff.

Read more here (staff only)

Intellectual Property Office: Copyright

See detailed information on copyright and intellectual property on the UK government website.

Visit site

Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988

See detailed information on the legalities of copyright, design and patents on the UK government website.

View the act

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