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Mcintyre Library in the spring

Copyright @ UW-Eau Claire

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  • 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 Director of Libraries, 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.