Copyright: The Earlham Policy
Earlham Copyright Policy
You, as a member of the Earlham community, are expected to comply with US Copyright Law and to respect the intellectual property rights of others as per Copyright Law of the United States and consistent with Earlham Principles and Practices.
Earlham's copyright compliance guidelines may reduce the risk for possible legal actions or personal liability to (you) community members. Neither Earlham information technologies nor information resources should be used where a copyright infringement will occur. It is your responsibility to discourage copyright infringement -- copying or distributing material in any format. It is your responsibility to promote the ethical and legal utilization of intellectual property including application of "fair use" guidelines and seeking copyright permission when needed.
This policy is not a substitute for legal counsel, but offers generally accepted guidelines derived from the broader academic library profession for the appropriate use of copyrighted materials at Earlham.
Based on Copyright Compliance in Teaching and Learning at Wabash [College] dated January, 2009 and used with permission.