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It's highly unlikely that you can copy an entire book fairly without prejudicing the rights of the copyright owner, even for educational purposes.
The University's licence with the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) covers a lot of course related copying, but has restrictions on the amount that you can copy, or be supplied with: that is, no more than 5% or a complete chapter from a book, or a complete journal article from an issue, whichever is the greater. There are currently no educational licences which authorise copying a work in its entirety for course related study. Explicit permission from the rights owner would be required and may be subject to clearance fees.