The following information and links provide an overview of how the issue of copyright is handled throughout areas of the Library. The site also provides information for faculty, students, and staff at Dartmouth to begin approaching copyright issues within their own work.
Guidelines Used at Dartmouth, from Other Institutions & Organizations
Course Web Sites- Canvas and Others
- The library does not provide any copyright permissions services to faculty for materials placed on a course web site or on Canvas. The library staff will advise on the application of fair use for course materials however. Instructors should consult the Guidelines for Online Use of Course Materials to become familiar with the circumstances under which they may, consistent with the Copyright Law, place course materials on course web sites.
- All media projects must be compliant with current Dartmouth policy and Federal copyright rules, laws, and regulations.
Photocopying & Scanning
- The Library posts the a copyright statement on the self-service photocopiers and scanners throughout the library to alert patrons to the legal uses of photocopied or scanned material.
- Scholarly Communications @ Dartmouth
- Using Full Text, Visual & Audio Resources for Education & Research @ Dartmouth
- Dartmouth Rauner Special Collections' Permission to Publish Request form.
- Securing Permissions for Publications & Presentations
- Stanford's Copyright Renewal Database
- Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily label their work with the kinds of uses they want others to be able to make of the work without asking for permission.
Questions about copyright in published materials, retaining rights to your published work, or about the Library's Digital Program materials?
- Ask Us! Email, Call or Text
Questions about using copyrighted materials in course reserves?
- Barbara DeFelice, Director, Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing Program
- Jennifer Green, Digital Scholarship Librarian
- Baker.Reserve.Desk@dartmouth.edu / 646-2569 (Reserves for the Baker-Berry, Cook Mathematics, and Sherman Art Library collections)
- Biomedical.Libraries.Reserves@dartmouth.edu / 650-1658
- Feldberg.Circulation@dartmouth.edu / 646-2191
- Jones.Media.Center@dartmouth.edu / 646-2165
- Kresge.Library@dartmouth.edu / 646-3563
- Paddock.Music.Library@dartmouth.edu / 646-3234
Questions about using copyrighted materials in other areas of your work?
- Dartmouth College Library Workshops on Copyright and Fair Use
- University of Minnesota Library's "Copyright Basics"
- Crash Course in Copyright (University of Texas - Austin)
- Copyright Tutorials (North Carolina State University)
- Copyright Librarian Blog, Univ. of Minnesota
- Scholarly Communication@Duke (archive through 4/2016)
- IO: In The Open: Libraries, Scholarship and Publishing (include copyright in some posts)
Last Updated: 2/8/17