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Audio streaming policy
Use of student papers policy
Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer
Office: 310 Lab of Mechanics
Phone: (515) 294-4740
When works pass into the public domain
Sample permission letter to publishers/copyright holders
Guidelines for classroom copying
Fair use in the electronic age: serving the public interest
Online resources on copyright
Court cases on copyright
Colbert - Impact of "fair use" in the higher education community: a necessary exception (article)
Association of Research Libraries: Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act
The TEACH Act finally becomes law
Questions and Answers on Copyright for the Campus Community
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