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Protecting Your Own Copyright
The Kutztown University Library provides in depth Copyright guidance for faculty and students in matters relating to the use of copyrighted materials. Additional copyrighted information sources are linked below.
Information for Faculty Authors
Copyright and Fair Use
Using Copyrighted Content
- In Course packs
- In Course Management Systems (D2L)
- For Library Reserves
- Rohrbach Library Reserves Guidelines
- Reserve Materials Copyright Guidelines
- Instructions for Students to Access Reserves
- Link to KU's eReserve System
- For Digital Content
- For Photocopies
- To obtain broadcast permission for films, contact Susan Czerny
- Please be advised of the following conditions:
- Allow time for permission to be asked and received; it is wise to begin the procedure as soon as possible.
- A charge is made by copyrights owners for permission and can be quite expensive. It is important to identify a budget to which the charge can be applied.
- Campus Copyright Guide. A booklet on copyright written especially for higher education communities, developed by representatives of the Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, Association of American University Presses, and the Association of American Publishers.
- Columbia University's Copyright Advisory Office provides guidance on copyright issues. Led by the Dr. Kenneth Crews, an observer and prolific writer on copyright issues.
- ALA Copyright Tools
- Become more informed about the limitations and exceptions to exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder under U.S Copyright law.
- The U.S. Copyright Office aims to "promote creativity by administering and sustaining an effective national copyright system."
- Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance
- Answers questions ranging from basic copyright law to the more complex topics of ILL and e-reserves. Provided by the Copyright Clearance Center.
- Copyright and Fair Use
- An extensive collection of copyright resources, tools, commentary and primary materials. Selected and maintained by Stanford University Libraries.
- Copyright Advisory
- A comprehensive copyright resource from Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office.