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Copyright Policy

1. It is the intent of the University to comply with the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code, Sect. 101, et seq.). This policy represents a sincere effort to observe the copyright law.

2. Faculty, students, administrators and employees of the university and affiliated organizations are prohibited from copying copyrighted works unless the action is authorized by (a) specific exemptions in the copyright law, (b) the principle of fair use, (c) the fair-use guidelines, or (d) licenses or written permission from the copyright owner.

3. Faculty, students, administrators and employees of the university and affiliated organizations are prohibited from "performing" copyrighted works unless the performance is authorized by (a) Title 17, U.S. Code, Sect. 110(1) (4) or (8), (b) performance licenses, (c) purchase order authorization, or (d) written permission from the copyright owner or the owner's agent.