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Last Updated: May 11, 2023     Views: 1106

SIT has a License Agreement with the Copyright Licensing & Administration Society of Singapore Limited (CLASS), which allows SIT to make copies of works that are owned by CLASS members: The limits of copying are as follows:  

a.      One chapter or section, as the case may be;

b.      One or more articles of the same subject matter in a collection;

c.      One short story or poem in a collection;

d.      One case report in a collection of case reports; or

e.      10% or less of pages of an edition of the work,


Provided always that the making or communication of copies... 

(i)    Does not exceed the lecturer/tutor and student headcount in any course of instruction; 

(ii)   Does not pertain to works in respect of which a separate license has been granted bany CLASS member to SIT to make copies or communicate in Singapore.  


The limits of copying apply not just to physical photocopying but also to uploading of scanned/digital copies of chapters, articles, reports etc. to the Learning Management System (LMS).


As part of the License Agreement with CLASS, SIT has to keep records of copies made (including those uploaded to LMS) and to provide these records to CLASS. For record-keeping, please update the copying records in APA SharePoint page (Instructions on the Submission are attached under Links & Files): 

Periodicals OR



If you are in doubt, please do clarify the procedure with the AP Admin. 


If the material is in the Library collection or available as Open Access, it would be a better choice to provide students with the perma- or persistent link instead of distributing the material to them. In this case, you have NO NEED to keep a CLASS record. 




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