Millersville University

Copyright Policy


Revised August 1992, by the University Copyright Committee:
Marvin A. Donner, Robert A. Mulle, David S. Zubatsky (Chairperson)
About the Copyright Policy ...

Table of Contents:

Part I -- Introduction to Copyright

Part II -- Fair Use Guidelines For Duplication at Millersville University

Part III -- Application of Fair Use Principles

Part IV -- Appendices & Notes


PART I -- Intoduction to Copyright

Part I, Section 1 -- Introduction

Part I, Section 2 -- What is a Copyright?

What is a Copyright?

Part I, Section 3 -- Duration of Copyright

Duration of Copyright


PART II -- Fair Use Guidelines for Duplication at Millersville University

Part II, Section 1 -- Principles of Fair Use

Principles of Fair Use

Part II, Section 2 -- Reproduction Service by the University Library Instructional Materials Center and/or the Printing and Duplicating Services


PART III -- Application of Fair Use Principles

Part III, Section 1 -- Audiovisual Materials

Audiovisual Materials

Part III, Section 2 -- Classroom and Instructional Purposes

Classroom and Instructional Purposes

Part III, Section 3 -- Computer Software

Computer Software

Part III, Section 4 -- Course Anthologies, Packets, or Custom Textbooks

Course Anthologies, Packets, or Custom Textbooks

Part III, Section 5 -- Home Use Video

Home Use Video

Part III, Section 6 -- InterLibrary Loans

Interlibrary Loans

Part III, Section 7 -- Library Reserve Materials

Library Reserve Materials

Part III, Section 8 -- Library Reproductions

Library Reproductions

Part III, Section 9 -- Music and Sound Recordings

Music and Sound Recordings

Part III, Section 10 -- Off-Air Recording of Television Broadcasts

Off-Air Recording of Television Broadcasts

Part III, Section 11 -- Photocopying Machines

Photocopying Machines

Part III, Section 12 -- Public Performance Rights for Motion Pictures and Videocassettes

Public Performance Rights for Motion Pictures and Videocassettes

Part III, Section 13 -- Public Performance Rights for Music

Public Performance Rights for Music

Part III, Section 14 -- Unpublished Works

Unpublished Works


PART IV -- Appendices & Notes

Part IV, Section 1 -- Definitions

Definitions

Part IV, Section 2 -- Guidelines for Seeking Permission From Copyright Holders

Guidelines for Seeking Permission From Copyright Holders

Part IV, Section 3 -- Sample Duplication Request Forms

Sample Duplication Request Forms

Sample Request for Permission -- Audio Visual Media

April 2, 19--

Permissions Department
ABZ Company
451 Main Street
Sometown, PA 00001

Dear Sir or Madam:

I would like permission to duplicate thirteen frames from one of your filmstrips. These frames, showing tribal hunting costumes will be combined for presentation with additional slides from my personal collection.

A self-addressed envelope and a copy of this letter for your files are enclosed for your convenience.

Please let me know what conditions, if any, apply to this use.

Sincerely,

John Adams
Associate Professor
History Department

Permission granted:

___________________________________
Signature

___________________________________
Date

Conditions, if any:

___________________________________
___________________________________

Sample Request for Permission -- Print Media

February 2, 19--

Permissions Department
Library Book Company
301 Philadelphia Street
Sometown, PA 00001

Dear Sir or Madam:

I would like permission to duplicate the following for classroom use.

A self-addressed envelope and a copy of this letter for your files are enclosed for your convenience.

Sincerely,

Mildred Jones
Office of the Academic Vice President

Permission granted:

__________________________________
Signature

__________________________________
Date

Conditions, if any:
___________________________________
___________________________________

Part IV, Section 4 -- Sample Form: Authorization to Video/Audio Tape

Sample Form: Authorization to Video/Audio Tape

Authorization to Video/Audio Tape
Millersville University of Pennsylvania

I, ____________________ authorize Millersville University of Pennsylvania to record by audio or video tape my presentation as described:

Topic -

Time -

Place -

The recording may be used by Millersville University for educational purposes either in classrooms, or for research. It may be made available for use through an individual teacher/researcher or be available through the University Library.

I authorize the use of my name and program title for the identification of such program.

The University use shall extend to: ____________________ .

Signature ____________________

Date __________

Part IV, Section 5 -- Sources on Copyright in the Library

Sources on Copyright in the Library

Part III, Section 6 -- Notes