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Copyright Policy

Policy Title: Copyright Policy

Summary: Authors are given exclusive rights under the Copyright Act to reproduce their works, to use them as the basis for derivative works, to disseminate them to the public, and to perform and display them publicly. Drake University, like other institutions of higher learning, interprets and applies the law of copyright so as to encourage the discovery of new knowledge and its dissemination to students, to the profession, and to the public.

Policy Category: Academics
Policy Owner: Provost's Office
Policy Status: Active
Effective Date: July 2016

Policy Document

Download: Copyright Policy (pdf)

Applicable Resources:

Approved by Faculty Senate Spring 2000 - Drake University Faculty Manual; Section 5.21