Library Support for Copyright Compliance: Home
How We Can Help
Copyright Liaison Librarians can:
- Help you avoid copyright infringement
- Identify course content which is available electronically
- Assist in finding new, alternate content if neccessary
- Identify sources for copyright cleared images
- Work with you and your instructional support on posting content
Library Reserves & Copyright
Faculty are encouraged to contact their home library with a list of course materials to be placed on reserve and library staff will assist with the process. Alternately, faculty may use this form to request material be placed on Reserve.
In accordance with Memorial University’s Use of Copyright Materials Policy the Library will make the following available through Library Reserves:
Links to material within our licensed electronic resources, such as our electronic journal subscriptions, where permitted
Links to material in the public domain or covered by an appropriate Creative Commons license
Links to digital materials for which permission is required, has been granted, and a copy supplied to the library with the request to place the material on reserve.
Note: Link to electronic content may also be embedded into course management systems or presentations. See Creating Links to Online Resources for instructions.
Personal material for which faculty own the copyright (e.g. lecture notes, assignments, solutions)
Original print books, journal issues or volumes, DVDs, CDs, etc.
o Memorial University Libraries will purchase copies of original works not in their collections in order to place and original work on reserve, with the exception of textbooks adopted for courses. Send requests to your copyright liaison librarian.
Photocopies of works in the public domain or covered by an appropriate Creative Commons license
Photocopies of copyright-protected works that were made in compliance with Memorial’s Fair Dealing Requirements.
For all other inquiries please see Reserves Information for Faculty or call:
QEII Library 864-7423 FHL Library 637-6200 ext. 6305
HSL Library 864-6070 MI Library 778-0613
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