Procedure 2.10.01 - Copyright Procedures

When requesting the copying materials from college printing and audio/visual services, the individual requesting will certify that the materials is one of the following: 

  1. Not copyrighted material 
  2. Copyrighted, but copying is within fair use guidelines 
  3. Copyrighted material with permission to copy from the owner is provided. 

Faculty, students, and staff may download, possess and store only lawfully acquired, copyrighted materials; and may use, adapt, and distribute those materials only in ways consistent with the Copyright Act, associated case law, the Fair Use principle, and the intellectual property rights of others.  The unauthorized use (downloading, possessing, storing, copying, adapting, sharing, or distribution) of copyrighted materials is a violation of federal law and the Southeastern Community College policy and is strictly prohibited.  

Adopted: July 20, 2010

Revised: May 4, 2020

Reviewed: May 4, 2020