UCO Policy for Copyrighted Materials
In accordance with the TEACH Act, UCO faculty, staff and students will be made aware of copyright law through educational materials provided online on the UCO main website and the Chambers Library web page, including this policy and other audience-specific guides, as well as the UCO Department of Information Technology web page on Copyright, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Issues.
Students who receive information literacy instruction through Chambers Library will be advised of copyright law and compliance. In addition, a link to this policy and to a student-oriented guide will be included in the UCO Student Information Sheet and Syllabus Attachment in accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008. (More information on the HEOA is available from the American Library Association.) UCO directs students, staff and faculty to legal downloading sites.