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Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Library Skills

Intellectual property refers to someone’s ideas or words, as well as any images, music and videos that they have created. These types of works are protected online by a licence that tells us if and how we can use or modify them. Understanding...Show More
Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Library Skills

Did you know that just by submitting a research report, you could be committing a crime? That is, if you have used the work or intellectual property of others without acknowledging it. Plagiarism is theft and it has serious consequences in...Show More
Using the Catalogue

Using the Catalogue

Library Skills

Our school, college, university and local libraries have a wealth of information to help us research just about any topic we can think of. But where to start? Understanding online library catalogues, classification systems and signage is a...Show More
Online Databases

Online Databases

Library Skills

It is easy to feel overwhelmed when searching online. Often, we get millions of results, only a fraction of which will be appropriate for our research. A solution? Online databases. Using them is simpler than you might think. This programme...Show More
Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Study Skills

Emerson and Parker have lost control of the final commercial flight of the Berringer-848 model aeroplane. As it plummets from the sky, every second is vital. Fortunately skills coach extraordinaire, Ray Roundtree, is on hand to outline some...Show More
The Magic of Learning Styles

The Magic of Learning Styles

Study Skills

World-famous magician Angelo Mysterioso can’t take a trick. No matter how hard he studies his craft, he can’t get it right. Enter skills coach Ray Roundtree, who enlightens the magician on learning styles – visual, auditory, and...Show More
Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Study Skills

It’s high drama – police have identified a time-bomb in a car boot. Brave Constable Taviner decides to defuse it herself – brave because she has no idea what she’s doing. In a flash, skills coach Ray Roundtree appears to save the day with...Show More
Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Study Skills

It’s the day of the bank raid. Underworld lynchpin Black Cat isn’t impressed that Bugsy’s forgotten how to crack a safe. A knock at the door…it’s skills coach Ray Roundtree who loads them up with guidelines for digesting and remembering...Show More
Copying and Creativity

Copying and Creativity

Copying plays a crucial role at all stages of our development as human beings, from DNA replication to the way in which physical synchronicity helps us establish connections and relationships with friends and family, and beyond. Copying can also...Show More
Copyright in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Copyright in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Creators Discuss

This video explores the use of public domain and licensed copyright materials as inputs to commercial innovation. Interviews with successful UK media firms reveal how the availability of certain expressions, such as open source software and out...Show More
Going for a Song

Going for a Song

Going for a Song tells the story of Tina and Ben, a music composer and a lyricist who create an original song and discuss how to market it.
Permission or Permitted?

Permission or Permitted?

Copyright Bites

Permission or Permitted? considers how you can lawfully make use of, or borrow from, works that are still in copyright, but without having to ask for permission or make payment to the copyright owner.
Idea and Expression

Idea and Expression

Copyright Bites

Idea and Expression explores how copyright protects only the expression of ideas and not ideas themselves. The texts below help you understand a fundamental principle of copyright law: the idea-expression dichotomy.
Copyright Duration

Copyright Duration

Copyright Bites

Copyright Duration considers how long copyright lasts and what it means to say that a work is protected by copyright or in the public domain.
The Adventure of the Photographer's Stratagem

The Adventure of the Photographer's Stratagem

The Game Is On!

In the grand finale of The Game is On! series, the boundary between illusion and reality has never been so blurred…
The Adventure of the Unreliable Narrator

The Adventure of the Unreliable Narrator

The Game Is On!

Told by the Fairy to find the missing boy, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson arrive in a dark and strange place. But when they come across a game – one they really should play – that’s when their adventure starts in earnest. Now, more than...Show More
The Adventure of the Missing Note

The Adventure of the Missing Note

The Game Is On!

A group of anarchists are threatening to post online top secret information from every European government. A digital music file, with a string of garbled metadata attached, may contain a clue to the group’s location. As always, Sherlock Holmes...Show More
The Adventure of the Six Detectives

The Adventure of the Six Detectives

The Game Is On!

When Sherlock Holmes and John Watson receive a letter from Mary Westmacott, a new adventure at the border between illusion and reality is just about to start. Is Mary only having terrifying nightmares, is she losing her mind, or is she really...Show More
The Adventure of the Forger's Apprentice

The Adventure of the Forger's Apprentice

The Game Is On!

Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are being interrogated about the details of their latest case! A film star is missing, and the stuntman is the number one suspect. But who is the mysterious interviewer and why is she so interested in the case of...Show More
The Adventure of the Girl with the Light Blue Hair

The Adventure of the Girl with the Light Blue Hair

The Game Is On!

In a fictional land called London, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson meet a curious client: the toymaker Joseph who has just recently signed a deal with some Hollywoodland producers to make a movie featuring Joseph’s most famous toy. However,...Show More
Handwriting Tips

Handwriting Tips

This engaging clip provides clear and precise instructions to students who wish to develop fluency and neatness in their handwriting. A difficult skill to master, handwriting requires practice of simple, repeatable exercises such as those...Show More
Online Research Skills

Online Research Skills

Search engines are a useful tool, but how can students get the best results from them? Join the fictional Professor Doogle as she looks at skills including: selecting and searching search engines and databases; using precise keywords; predicting...Show More
Understanding Intellectual Property

Understanding Intellectual Property

Why should students value their own and others’ intellectual property? What exactly is intellectual property? This interview led programme builds an understanding of: intellectual property; exceptions to copyright; registering IP; why...Show More
Visual Artists Talk About Copyright

Visual Artists Talk About Copyright

Creators Discuss

Illustrators and photographers talk about what copyright means to them, how they feel about others using their work, and their motivations to create art.
Writers Talk About Copyright

Writers Talk About Copyright

Creators Discuss

Several writers talk about why they write, how copyright impacts their work, and if they use other people's work.