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Copyright Support Services Chart

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The following chart provides a framework for permissible uses of copyrighted works within the context of teaching and instruction.

MATERIAL

What You May Do Without Securing Permission

Alternatives & Recommendations
Books & Monographs• Link to licensed full text where available
• Place essential resources on Library Course Reserves or e-reserves
• If using library e-reserves, copy 10% of the book or one chapter and use semester-to-semester
• If not using library e-reserves, copy 10% of the book or one chapter, but only once
• Provide multiple hard copies to students for classroom use
• Repeated use of chapters is allowed via library e-reserves under CCC license
• If not using e-reserves, avoid posting scanned copies on Moodle or elsewhere
• If not using e-reserves, rotate & update assignment materials regularly
• For entire works buy book or license ebook
Articles • Link from Moodle to full-text of Library licensed e-resources
• Place essential resources on Library Course Reserves or e-reserves
• If using e-reserves, copy 10% of the journal issue or one article and use semester-to-semester
• If not using e-reserves, copy 10% of the journal issue or one article but only once
• Use existing Library resources in online/print versions
• Repeated use of articles is allowed under CCC license
• If not using e-reserves, avoid posting scanned copies on Moodle or elsewhere
• If not using e-reserves, order coursepacks from CU Document Services
Audio• Link to or stream available online audio
• Use 10% of the work or 30-second maximum of song lyrics, sheet music, and music video, but only once
• Play audio in class
• Play online audio segments
• Place essential resources on Library Course Reserves or e-reserves
• Coordinate audio segment creation with Moodle or ITS Media Services
• Use also may be covered by University performance rights licenses
• Alternatives include buying the audio
Video • Link to or stream online video where available
• Use three minutes or 10% of total work, whichever is less, but only once
• Show video or online video segments in class where connected to curricular purpose
• Place essential resources on Library Course Reserves or e-reserves
• Coordinate video segment creation with Moodle or ITS Media Services
• Non-curricular use (including clubs) requires a performance license
• DMCA exemptions may apply
• Alternatives include buying the video
Images• Use five copies of artistic or photographic images, but only once
• Use 10% of the collection or 15 total images from a published image collection, but only once
• Show images in class where connected to curricular purpose
• Place essential resources on Library Course Reserves or e-reserves
• Images created from photography and scanning may qualify as fair use
• Using images outside Moodle or for publication may not be a curricular use
Using Moodle• Use links to online material instead of uploading copies
• Use Library Course Reserves or e-reserves for book chapters and journal articles
• Make resources available only to enrolled students for the semester
• Don't remove or interfere with copy protections or copyright notices
• Except for journal articles and book chapters posted via e-reserves, when posting copies made within the guidelines, don't use the same work repeatedly from semester to semester
• Repeated use of chapters and articles is allowed via library e-reserves under CCC license
• If not using library e-reserves, post copies and chapters and articles for limited duration.
• Post copies of other copyrighted material only in limited portions, for limited duration
• Images created from photography and scanning may qualify as fair use
• Using images outside Moodle or for publication may not be a curricular use

Contacts for:

General copyright: Matt Smith, Libraries' Head of User Services or call x7302
Moodle/LMS: ITS Colgate Helpline at helpline@colgate.edu or call x7111
Coursepacks: Chris Sheve, csheve@colgate.edu or x7486 or Michael Holobosky, mholobosky@colgate.edu or x6994
Video: ITS Colgate Helpline at helpline@colgate.edu or call x7111

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