Is IT Legal? Quick Nhs Copyright Quiz

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Copyright Quizzes & Trivia

How much do you know about copyright in the NHS?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your library user wants to know how many chapters they can legally copy from a book you hold on the shelf. Is it:
    • A. 

      2 chapters

    • B. 

      3 chapters

    • C. 

      1 chapter

    • D. 

      Up to 5% of the book

  • 2. 
    The British Journal of Surgery has published a special issue where all the articles are about heart surgery. Your NHS user wants to copy all of the articles to share with their journal club. Is s/he allowed to?
    • A. 

      No, you can only copy 2 articles from the same issue of a journal.

    • B. 

      No, you can only copy 1 article from the same issue of a journal.

    • C. 

      Yes, where it is a 'thematic issue', where all the articles are on the same theme, that is acceptable, but the user cannot share them with colleagues.

    • D. 

      Yes, where it is a 'thematic issue', where all the articles are on the same theme, that is acceptable, and the user can make copies for the journal club.

  • 3. 
    A nurse wants to know if he can make a copy of an article in the local newspaper to put on his staff noticeboard. Is she covered by the NHS licence?
    • A. 

      Yes, the NHS/CLA licence covers newspapers.

    • B. 

      No, she can't make a copy. It's safer for her to take the original article.

  • 4. 
    A health manager wants to know if she can forward an electronic copy of a useful article she's found on ProQuest to one of her NHS colleagues.
    • A. 

      Yes, it's legal for her to do so under the NHS/CLA licence agreement.

    • B. 

      Yes, but she can only forward it if her colleague works for the NHS as well.

    • C. 

      No, her colleague needs to sign up for an NHS Athens account.