Newspaper Licensing Agency
The University holds a license to do occasional copying and scanning from UK national newspapers and up to 200 specialist publications. The license also covers copying and scanning from the Wall Street Journal - Europe edition.
What does the NLA license cover?
The license covers the major UK national papers (not regional) including:
- Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday.
- Daily Star.
- Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph.
- Evening Standard.
- Express and Express on Sunday.
- Financial Times.
- Independent and Independent on Sunday.
- Mirror and Sunday Mirror.
- The Times and Sunday Times.
Staff may do the following with a given newspaper article:
- Provide up to 250 printed copies to students from a UK national or specialist publication - whether from print or online edition.
- Provide online access on Canvas to students in your module for a period of 28 days.
All copies must carry the following note:
"With permission, copied from title of newspaper dated dd/mm/yyyy".
What the NLA license does NOT permit:
- Reproduction of photographs and advertisements that appear in or alongside a newspaper article (cover these up prior to copying or scanning).
- Article content may not be adapted.
- Articles in Canvas may not be retained indefinitely. The permitted period is 28 days. NB! This period may be extended automatically with a subsequent 28-day period after take-down and reload.
- Copying/scanning from foreign titles except Wall Street Journal - Europe. Permission must be sought from publisher to copy/scan from other titles.