A professor requires the entire class to read an article that is available in full text using the Library Databases. A Permanent URL to this article may be posted to CANVAS.
A professor happens upon an article that pertains to a lecture the following week. Due to the spontaneity of the article, the professor may make print copies of the article or post the article to CANVAS for this one instance. Future use of the same article would require copyright permission.
A professor requires the entire class to read an article that is NOT available in full text using the Library Databases. The Library staff can assist the professor in locating the article, obtaining copyright permission and paying the necessary fee so that the article may be posted to CANVAS. Note: permission must be obtained each semester an article is used.
A professor wants everyone in the class to locate any reference article on a topic related to the class discussion. Each student will request a single article from a reference book which is acceptable.
A professor wants everyone in the class to read a specific reference article and wants to post the article to CANVAS. A single article should be acceptable but more than one article will require copyright permission.
A professor wants everyone in the class to read a specific single chapter in a book. Posting a single chapter to CANVAS is appropriate or posting a Permanent URL to the chapter in full text. If more than one chapter is to be read, copyright permission must be obtained or the electronic book must be purchased. Print books may be placed on course reserve as well.
The Jessie C Eury Library is not a lawyer. This policy and examples are developed based upon best practices in other academic libraries and attendance at various copyright workshops.