The Copyright Advisory Center is available to provide assistance to faculty, students and staff with any questions related to copyright and use of copyrighted material.
Copyright presents a complex landscape which can sometimes be confusing to navigate. Since much of the material we encounter on a day to day basis is likely to be protected, it is important to have a basic understanding of copyright when using the works of others on the job, in the classroom, or for personal purposes.
This guide provides a brief overview of key copyright concepts along with links to a number of informative resources which can help familiarize you with the subject. The following list provides a sampling of the information available on this website:
Copyright, a basic introduction
Fair Use, an exception to the rule
Public Domain, free to use
University policies for faculty, staff, and students
Resources for Faculty:
Linking library resources in Blackboard
Tips for using material for online instruction
Resources for Students: