Copyright Information

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 on how to begin approaching copyright issues within their own work.

Guidelines and Policies: Dartmouth College

Guidelines Used at Dartmouth, from Other Institutions & Organizations

Dartmouth Library Services & Copyright

Library Course Reserves

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.

Jones Media Center

  • All media projects must be compliant with current Dartmouth policy and Federal copyright rules, laws and regulations.

Photocopying & Scanning


Licensing & Issues in Publishing

Have Questions?

General Library copyright questions? Questions about copyright in published materials, retaining rights to your published work, or about the Library's Digital Program materials? Questions about using copyrighted materials in course reserves?

Questions about using copyrighted materials in other areas of your work?


Tutorials & Workshops


Perspectives: Blogs on copyright issues in libraries