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Copyright Law Information

It is the policy of the School of Art that faculty members have the responsibility to inform students of their individual rights and responsibilities pertaining to access to copyrighted material that is provided in conjunction with coursework and to their own creative works submitted in fulfillment of academic requirements of courses.

It is the responsibility of faculty and staff to maintain School of Art archives and image resources in a way that is compliant with the United States Copyright Act of 1976 as amended, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, and the Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2002. University policy on these laws is outlined in the University register 3342-5-12, 3342-5-12.1, 3342-9-01, and 3342-9-01.3. Specific suggestions are outlined in the Copyright Law Compliance and Best Practices Packet, which is available the School of Art office.