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Library Guide to Copyright

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Copyright on Campus

Copyright Clearance Center, 7 minutes
A fun and informative overview of U.S. copyright law and its impact on colleges and universities.

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About this Guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide faculty, staff, and students at MS&T with an understanding of copyright law and fair use.

While copyright issues can be complex, everyone needs to understand the basics. Failure to comply with copyright law can lead to substantial legal penalties for both you and the university.


Creative Commons License
Library Guide to Copyright is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.

Subject Guide

Roger Weaver

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Nothing on this guide is to be construed as legal advice. These pages are intended to provide information and guidance in the application of copyright law and to expand on the University of Missouri System Collected Rules and Regulations.