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Copyright: Copyright

What is Copyright?

Copyright protects OWNERS RIGHTS to :     

  • Reproduce   
  • Create derivatives    
  • Distribute the work                            
  • Perform and display to the public

Exceptions to OWNERS RIGHTS are limited in scope and number. 

FAIR USE  is a guide to USERS RIGHTS and is comprised of 4 factors which are used to access the big picture

  • Purpose & character of the use
  • Nature of the work used
  • Amount of the work used
  • Effect on the marketplace

Copyright Resources

COPYRIGHT and FAIR USE   Overview of copyright with additional resources. Stanford University Libraries.

U.S. COPYRIGHT OFFICE   Basic information, FAQs, and a site for teachers and students

SVC Copyright Tutorial

SVC     Copyright Tutorial for Educators and Students

SVC Copyright

SVC Copyright Officer :
MINDY COSLOR
Directory of Library Services
416-7761

The SVC COPYRIGHT FACULTY GUIDELINES cover 

  • FAIR USE
  • FAIR USE GUIDELINES
  • COURSEPACTS
  • PRESENTATION OF AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS
  • STUDENTS and FACULTY MULTIMEDIA PROJECTS
  • DIGITIZED MATERIALS
  • THE TEACH ACT
  • SOFTWARE LICENSES

SVC Materials