Copyright is the right to prevent others copying or reproducing someone’s work. NHS organisations have many copyright works in their care. The majority of materials handled each day by library staff are protected.
Some are covered by the CLA licence, some by an eLicence, everything else is covered by copyright law.
NHS England Copyright licence and explanatory information:
Copyright Agency website for general copyright information
Check Permissions on the CLA website before copying or scanning
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