Find out about warning concerning copyright restrictions.
Copyright at Swinburne Sarawak

Swinburne is committed to ensuring that staff and students are provided with clear copyright information when accessing and using information resources.

For personal, non-commercial use or for internal non-commercial distribution within the organisation, users may download, view, and print materials from our website or our online resources as long as no trade mark, copyright, or other proprietary notices are removed in whole or in part. Without prior written consent, you are not permitted to copy, reproduce, or redistribute any of the content. In particular, it must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain. You must obtain permission before using any of the information in any other way since all other rights are reserved. This permission to reproduce material does not extend to material identified as belonging to third parties, where you must obtain the permission of the relevant owners before reproducing such material.

The “Terms of use” will provide you with all the information you require regarding the appropriate use of our library’s databases and online resources.

Services for photocopying and scanning are solely available for personal academic use. Users are not permitted to photocopy or reproduce copyrighted content without the consent of the copyright owners under the Malaysian Copyright Law (Copyright Act, 1987), with the exception of personal use for scholarly purposes.

The Copyright Act 1987 provides copyright protection in Malaysia. This Act serves as the principal legislation overseeing copyright protection in Malaysia, outlining the duties and rights of creators and copyright holders and the various legal options in the event of a copyright infringement. The establishment and administration of Malaysia’s intellectual property rights (IPR) framework, which includes industrial property (such as patents, trademarks, industrial designs, and integrated circuit layout designs), as well as copyright and related rights, is overseen by the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO).