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Mary Baldwin University Copyright Policy: Workshop Examples

Policy statements and guidelines for anyone affiliated with the University who wishes to copy, alter, or perform works that are protected by copyright.


Articles in subscription databases --grab the persistent URL – CINAHL example ; ScienceDirect example

ILL acquired article --first use doesn't need permission

Copyright Clearance Center -- 0888-0395 example ; link to CCC

Contact publisher/creator  -- sample letter


Copyright language to include in Bb

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: The Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 110) governs the rights attributed to owners of copyrighted work.  Under certain circumstances, educational institutions may provide copies of copyrighted works to students.  The copies may not be copied nor used for any other purpose besides private study, scholarship, or research.  Users should not provide electronic copies of any materials provided on this course’s Blackboard site to unauthorized users.  If a user fails to comply with Fair Use restrictions, he/she may be held liable for copyright infringement.  No further transmission or electronic distribution is permitted.