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University System of Georgia Copyright Policy
- Instructors know details of the work and its intended use, so the instructor must evaluate whether permissions or a license are needed or whether the use of the work is a fair use. Instructors must fill out Fair Use Checklist for each work relying on fair use, and must KEEP A COPY that can be produced upon request.
- Instructors must provide a citation for the work. It will not be posted without attribution.
- If the library does not have a copy, the instructor must provide a lawful copy. Photocopies are not acceptable.
- The library will password restrict access to the work.
- The library will terminate access at the end of the semester, and remove the materials.
- There is no charge for use of e-reserves.
- Where the work is already licensed by the library, a link to the work will be used instead of a copy.
- Instructors can submit requests for items to be placed on e-reserve online.
- Students can access e-reserves online.
Course Management System (iCollege/D2L)
- The USG Copyright Policy applies to:
- Course Management Systems
- Faculty/Departmental Websites
- Course Management Systems are not face-to-face teaching
- The Library does not manage Course Management Systems.
- Instructors must tell students not to copy or distribute works in the CMS.