UNSW has an agreement with Screenrights that covers the copying and communication of television and radio broadcasts in Australia for educational purposes. The agreement covers the following broadcasts:
- Any channel from free to air TV, pay TV or radio
- Free to air broadcasts’ websites or the broadcasters’ official YouTube channel
- Podcasts made available online by the broadcaster (this excludes podcasts that are made exclusively for the internet)
- Catchup TV such as iView if it has been previously broadcasted in Australia
- Online simulcasts of broadcasts, including online radio
The Screenrights agreement allows for the following use of broadcasts:
- to be shown in class
- emailed to staff and students
- embedded in PowerPoint presentations and learning management systems (i.e. Moodle)
- old copies of broadcasts (i.e. DVD or VHS) to be converted into a digital format
The agreement does not cover the copying and communication of commercial films and videos such as DVDs or demand services such as Netflix or Stan.
Find information about managing copyright for films and videos.
UNSW Library subscribes to the following streaming databases that provide access to broadcasts content under the Screenrights agreement:
- Informit EduTV which offers documentaries, news, Australian films, some mainstream movies and educational content
- Informit TV News includes Australian free-to-air television news and current affairs programs