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
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.
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.
Permissions and Ownership - Faculty Coursepacks
The University Bookstore has an account with the Copyright Clearance Center which provides a lawful means for making photocopies for coursepacks and other materials distributed in class that are outside of the fair use exemption. For more information contact the University Bookstore, 836-2172.