Q. Is copyright an issue for faculty when posting documents to UCMCROPS?

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YES!

  • Publishers have recently filed copyright suits against colleges and universities related to unauthorized posting of materials through campus course management systems.
  • Faculty can be held personally liable for egregious copyright violations. 
  • Publishers are actively looking for copyright infractions, especially in the online realm. 

Librarians can help faculty avoid copyright violations when posting documents to UCMCROPS.  The library's SCR Program assists faculty by evaluating, digitizing and posting documents to UCM CROPS.

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  • Last Updated Sep 09, 2015
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  • Answered By Susan Mikkelsen

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