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The United States copyright law (Title 17, United States Code) sets strict limits on the making of copies of copyrighted works. Knowingly exceeding these limits may subject the copier to liability damages for infringement. It is our intention to follow copyright law as it pertains to the Learning Resource Center to the best of our ability. It is also our intention to inform the learning community of copyright law so that the Learning Resource Center may uphold copyright policy in the spirit in which it was written.
For a quick introduction into copyright, you can either read the information contained below or watch this video
The following is based on Section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976, limitations on exclusive rights:
Be aware that Fair Use provides limited exemptions even for educational use. The exact specifications are not given, but there are four standards which need to be used to evaluate each case.
Wondering if you can rely on fair use? Check out the Fair Use evaluator.
The Learning Resource Center does not control classroom copying; this information is provided solely to inform faculty and instructors of the current guidelines. The classroom copying guidelines from the Association of American Publishers are summarized below.
A single copy may be made of any of the following or any part thereof by or for any instructor or staff member at his or her request.
Multiple copies, not to exceed one copy per student in a particular course, may be made by or for the instructor giving the course for classroom use or discussion provided that:
Notwithstanding any of the above, the following shall be prohibited:
It is the responsibility of the instructor to secure copyright permission for materials. To secure copyright permission you will need to contact the holder of the copyright. If you are unsure of the holder of the copyright, contact the publisher of the book or journal.
In requesting permission, you may use the form letter composed by the LRC
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