Copyright

Copyright is a contentious issue that affects every part of the Willamette community, faculty, staff and students, as we participate in teaching, research and collaboration both within the institution and in the world at large.The laws surrounding copyright and intellectual property are difficult to understand and open to a wide variety of interpretations from many perspectives, and biases are often evident in articles and presentations.  The following links provide an overview of copyright issues in higher education:

Obtaining Copyright Clearance & Creative Commons

Compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Requirements

Other Links to copyright and policy information for specific media