New Licence means better access to published content for NHS in Scotland
- New Copyright licence improves the flow of shared information throughout the NHS
- ‘Licence Plus’ deal includes additional content from the British Library’s On Demand document delivery service
- New benefits will lead to significant administrative savings for NHS Scotland
The licence also includes the copying of artistic works, such as photographs, illustrations, diagrams and graphics, where they are contained within the publication being copied. To see which countries' publications are covered, see the list of International Territories.
NHSScotland Licence Plus - Full terms and conditions of the licence agreement
A3 copying guidelines - notice for display A3 size
A4 copying guidelines - notice for display A4 size
Re-use and copying from electronic and online titles published in the UK and the US
Photocopying from titles published in the UK and most major overseas countries
Scanning from titles published in the UK and the US
Storage of articles on a secure intranet
Broader storage rights meaning staff can now save articles and extracts for as long as they need
New collaboration rights that allow NHSScotland to share content with other organisations that hold a CLA Licence
A supply of copyright-fee-paid Digital Rights Management (DRM)-free articles from the British Library
Please note that there are some works that are excluded from all CLA licences and may not be copied in any form. To see if you can copy from any given title and see all exclusions that apply please use our Check Permissions search tool
There are also some US publishers whose works are specifically excluded from all CLA licences. See the list of Excluded US publishers.
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