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This Guide discusses Copyright Law and its use at the University of Illinois Springfield.

General Statement on Copyright

Illinois Copyright Policy

The University of Illinois at Springfield makes every effort to comply with laws and institutional policies on copyright and to encourage awareness within its community of both responsibilities and appropriate actions for compliance.

Copyright law can be a complex topic to navigate, and the issues students, faculty and staff must confront when it comes to copyright are often different. For that reason, the University has compiled a variety of resources to help you navigate your copyright responsibilities.

In addition, a variety of laws and regulations shape the specifics of copyright law. The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) is one of the laws that shapes copyright policies and education efforts at colleges and universities in America.

University Resources

Resources at the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana

Copyright Education and Consultation Program:  This extensive site provides useful lessons and resources for the instructors, researchers, and librarians of the University of Illinois.

University of Illinois Library Copyright Resources:  The University Library provides this web site as a means of bringing University, federal and even global copyright resources together.

University of Illinois Library Copyright Resources for Creators of Scholarly Communications:  If you create scholarly works at the University, you should read the information provided at this web site to understand how copyright affects your work.

University of Illinois Housing Copyright Resources and Policies:  This web site provides information about copyright policies for students living in University Housing and using the Housing Network.

Student Responsibilities Concerning Copyright:  The University's Student Code lays outs the rights and responsibilities of students when it comes to copyright, in addition to penalties and punishments for violating the student code.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:  This site run by the Library focuses on the University's stance against plagiarism.

Office Of Technology Management's Printed Publications:  The Office of Technology Management provides several useful publications to better understand how copyright can protect your creations

Web Privacy Notice:  Policy at University of Illinois System Level on Website and Privacy Policies

Resources at the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC Library Informaiton on Copyright and Permission