The purpose of this Educational Procedure is to state the minimum standards for educational fair use. It is understood that the conditions determining the extent of permissible copying for educational purposes may change in the future; that certain types of copying or use of electronic material permitted under these guidelines may not be permissible in the future; and conversely that in the future other types of copying not permitted under these guidelines may be permissible under revised guidelines.
Moreover, the following statement of guidelines is not intended to limit the types of copying permitted under the standards of fair use under judicial decision and which are stated in Section 107 of the Copyright Revision Bill. There may be instances in which copying which does not fall within the guidelines stated below may nonetheless be permitted under the criteria of fair use. Four factors are considered when determining fair use:
1. SINGLE COPY FOR TEACHERS
A single copy may be made of any of the following by or for a teacher at his or her request for his or her scholarly research, or use in teaching or in preparation to teach a class:
Multiple copies (not to exceed in any event one copy per pupil in a course) may be made by or for the teacher giving the course for classroom use or discussion provided that:
No one factor alone determines a person’s right to use a copyrighted work without permission.
Please refer to Printing and Publications for questions.
Electronic copyrighted material are dealt on a case-by-case basis. The college Bookstore or eLearning can provide insight on educational materials of adopted course material. Non-adopted electronic resources must also follow the fair use guidelines.
Notwithstanding any of the above, the following shall be prohibited without obtaining prior permission to copy:
This material has been reprinted from Questions and Answers on Copyright for the Campus Community Copyright (7th Edition). ©2006, Association of American Publishers, National Association of College Stores, and the Software & Information Industry Association.
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