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Copyright glossary

Original works

Examples from the Library’s collection: architectural plans; art works; diaries, letters and other manuscripts; maps; unpublished music, photographs, oral history sound recordings; excludes rare books.

Published works   

Works of which reproductions have been supplied to the public, such as books, newspapers, magazines, most maps, commercially-made music CDs, television broadcasts.

Unpublished works   

Works of which reproductions have not been supplied to the public. These can include architectural plans; art works; diaries, letters and other manuscripts; hand-drawn maps and music scores; oral history sound recordings; and photographs.