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Welcome to the Office of Compliance

Copyright 

Copyright protects the rights of authors of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain intellectual works. One major limitation to the rights of authors is the doctrine of “fair use,” the use of a copyrighted work for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship and research. Colleges and universities – especially libraries – often grapple with balancing the need to disseminate copyrighted works for teaching and scholarship purposes, with the need to protect authors’ rights.

 

Resources

 

Copyright Guide prepared by Montgomery College Libraries

 

Know Your Copy Rights presented by Association of Research Libraries

 

Copyright on Campus Video  

   

Copyright and fair use resources from Higher Ed Compliance 

 

 

Information provided by the Office of Compliance does not constitute privileged legal advice.


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