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Copyright Guide for DVC Faculty

This research guide is intended to let faculty know the basics about copyright and fair use, and how it applies to their course materials.

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Purpose of This Guide

This guide is designed to help DVC faculty make informed decisions about legal use of copyrighted materials in face-to-face and online courses.

This guide is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice or as a substitute for consultation with an attorney.

For copyright-related questions not covered in this guide, please refer to the Copyright Manual for Faculty and Staff 2004-2005, published by the Contra Costa Community College District, or contact 4CD's General Counsel.

What You Can Do, At a Glance...

Credit: Association of Research Libraries. "Know Your Copy Rights."