Copyright


University Policies & Documents

Copyright Usage Policy

Copyright Ownership Policy

HEOA Compliance

Ownership Rights Transfer Agreement

Faculty Tools



Guide to Linking to Copyrighted Articles

Sample Copyright Permission Letter

Frequently Asked Questions



Can I Download and Share Music Files?
This video warns students about the risks associated with illegally downloading and sharing music files.

Can I Show Movies on Campus?
This brochure from Swank Motion Pictures provides great information that you need to read before showing a movie.

Is It Protected by Copyright?
Set the slider at the date of your copyrighted material and see whether you need to get permission to copy it.

External Resources



Copyright & Fair Use
Includes primary materials, current legislation, resources on the Internet, and overview of copyright law. Sponsored by Stanford University Libraries, FindLaw Internet Legal Resources, and the Council on Library Resources.

Copyright Clearance Center
Where you can get permission to reproduce copyrighted content such as articles and book chapters in your journals, photocopies, coursepacks, library reserves, Websites, email and more.

The Copyright Website
Best site on copyright law in the digital environment, including fair use, public domain, Internet issues, notable copyright infringements, and copyright in the news. Also includes an online copyright discussion area.

U.S. Copyright Law (full text)
This link contains the copyright law in its entirety.

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