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Copyright and Fair Use: Library Resources

Overview of fair use, DMCA, TEACH Act, and recent court decisions

Library Instruction/Information Literacy

This instruction program is designed to acquaint patrons with the physical layout of the library and to introduce them to the basic facilities, services, and resources available to meet their information needs. The library faculty are also available to present lectures and demonstrations on the use of subject specific resources to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and other patrons. Go to Library Instruction Department.

Course Reserves

The course reserves system features course notes, syllabi, and assigned readings selected by the instructor. Materials placed on reserve must comply with both federal copyright law and university copyright policy. 
Go to Course Reserves System
Forms to Submit Course Reserves.


Turnitin is a plagiarism detection device meant to aid students and faculty in their joint effort to reduce plagiarism and promote originality in student papers. Go to Turnitin instructions.