SOAS University of London

How to comply with copyright when scanning material to the Bloomsbury Learning Environment

SOAS has an  HE Copyright Licence Notice 2019-22 (pdf; 39kb)  which enables staff to scan extracts from a large number of published works and share these extracts with students. This guide is for staff who want to include such extracts as part of their course material on the Bloomsbury Learning Environment (BLE).

7 SEPTEMBER 2016: Please read  Update on scanning for student reading (pdf; 12kb)   regarding the development of a new Library service for scanning extracts of published works for student reading.

5 DECEMBER 2016: Please read  Removing scanned extracts from BLE (pdf; 58kb)   regarding removing scanned extracts from the BLE (Moodle).

For further advice, contact the Information Compliance Manager at