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TCC Copyright Policy

COPYRIGHT POLICY  

As a provider of intellectual content and as an institution with the technological means of displaying, copyingand transmitting that content, Tulsa Community College expects employees, students, guests, or other users of College facilities and equipment to comply with the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101-1332 (2012) and the related acts, which further define the proper use of copyrighted materials, and this copyright policyTCC’s copyright policy and procedures apply to all full-time and part-time members of the College community involved in the copying of material, including students on and off campus and adjunct instructors teaching credit or continuing education courses. The TCC Library, under the Office of the Dean of Libraries and Knowledge Management, is the clearinghouse for copyright information and provides general advice on all aspects of copyright for the TCC community. This office is also responsible for maintaining guidelines for the use of copyrighted material and providing information to help faculty, administration, staff, and students understand their obligations to respect the rights of authors and to have a general knowledge of the US Copyright Law and its Fair Use provisions.  

 

Please see the TCC Student, Employee, and Faculty handbooks and the "Copyright Topics" tab on this guide for more information.

Copyright Clearance

The Tulsa Community College (TCC) Office of the Dean of Libraries is the clearinghouse for copyright information and provides general advice on all aspects of copyright for the TCC community. This office is also responsible for maintaining guidelines for the use of copyrighted material in the areas of audiovisual works, computer software, databases and CD-ROMs, distance learning transmissions, document reproduction, instructional computer presentations, and/or music and performances.

If you are unsure if something needs to be cleared by the Dean of Libraries, you can contact the Access Services Librarian, Amanda Ross, who handles Copyright Clearance Center pay-per-uses and filters requests and questions related to copyright. She provides education and individual consultations. She is not a lawyer and does not provide legal advice or representation. She can be contacted at amanda.ross87@tulsacc.edu or 918-595-7568.

Metro Campus Library: 918.595.7172 | Northeast Campus Library: 918.595.7501 | Southeast Campus Library: 918.595.7701 | West Campus Library: 918.595.8010
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