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CPCC Library Services Copyright Guidelines

Copyright compliance for educational use.

Copyright @ CPCC

Welcome to CPCC Library Services Copyright Guidelines for the Academic Setting*

A Resource for Faculty & Staff

                       Use the tabs on the left to navigate this guide.

*This guide was created to help you to consider the issues surrounding copyright and Fair Use in order to make informed decisions about using protected materials.  This is not a substitute for legal counsel.

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Tips to Keep in Mind:

  • Assume most content is protected by copyright
  • "Educational Use" "Fair Use" 
  • Attribution alone may not be enough
  • Password-protection alone may not be enough
  • Students hold copyright to their works