Class Handouts, Library E-Reserves, and Coursepack Guidelines

Includes: Copies of material handed out in the course of face-to-face instruction for use in class, coursepacks of readings purchased by students, copies of course readings placed on electronic reserve (E-Reserve) through the Library

Option One: Determine if the material is in the public domain or is licensed for open use. If not…

Option Two: If material is to be posted to Blackboard or iTunes University, determine if TEACH Act applies.  If not...
Option Three: Determine if the use qualifies as fair use. If not…

Option Four: Get permission to use the material from the copyright holder.


Fair Use Guidelines – Class Handouts

Fair Use Guidelines – Library E-Reserves

Fair Use Guidelines – Coursepacks


Usage Guidelines A-Z