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Mcintyre Library in the spring

Copyright @ UW-Eau Claire

Copyright has two main purposes:

  • Protection of the author's general right to control how a work is used
  • Protection fo the author's right to obtain commercial benefit from valuable work

These pages are intended to serve as a reference and a guide in interpreting the copyright laws, but should not be considered a substitute for legal counsel.

The coordination of copyright matters is the responsibility of the Copyright Officer. This position is currently held on an acting basis by the Library Director, 836-3715. The Copyright Officer will provide information and/or forms related to author's rights, contractual arrangements, latest copyright information and enforcement of regulations.