Answered By: Corporate Communications
Last Updated: Nov 04, 2016     Views: 16

Use of mobile apps is governed by the terms of use in the licence agreement. Check these terms of use for permitted and prohibited uses, e.g. often terms permit individual use only.

Depending on the type of content, content within apps may be copied and communicated for educational purposes under Statutory Licence Part VB for text and graphic works. For example:

  • Screenshots
  • Excerpts of text
  • Images, graphics, photos, etc.

If relying on Part VB, access must be restricted to Curtin staff and students and any electroinic communication of the material must include the Part VB warning notice. The amount copied must not exceed the Part VB copying limits.

For other uses, for example including screenshots in your thesis or research paper, it is likely you will need to ask permission of the copyright holder.

For further information, contact the Copyright Officer.

Curtin University Library.

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