Type: policy/guidelines

Position statement: Copyright

NSLA supports and respects the rights of creators (including their personal, moral rights), copyright owners, and those who seek to access and use the large number of works held in our collections.

Legal deposit in Australia

Legal deposit is a statutory provision which legally obliges Australian publishers to deposit copies of their publications in the National Library of Australia and in the state or territory library in the region of publication.

Position statement: Creative Commons

NSLA is committed to releasing materials it creates under Creative Commons licences to foster a positive, permissions-based environment for researchers, library professionals, educators, and anyone who wants to make use of our material.

Statement of support: Tandanya Adelaide Declaration

NSLA libraries are committed to supporting the Tandanya Adelaide Declaration’s themes: knowledge authorities, property and ownership, recognition and identity, research and access, and self-determination.