Copyright Resources for Weill Cornell
Copyright is a complex issue and even more so today in our evolving digital environment. This page links to guidelines on course reserves, classroom copying and educational multimedia, as well as the institution's copyright policy.
- Cornell Electronic Course Content Copyright Guidelines
- Agreement on Guidelines for Classroom Copying in Not-For-Profit Educational Institutions with Respect to Books and Periodicals
- Cornell University Copyright Policy for the Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences: Adopted by the Board of Trustees on June 28, 1990.
- Fair Use Guidelines For Educational Multimedia - Consortium of College & University Multimedia Centers.
- New Copyright Law for Distance Education: The Meaning and Importance of the TEACH (Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization) Act - American Library Association
In addition, the Copyright Information Center at Cornell University website below provides a sample permission letter which can be modified as appropriate, as well more extensive copyright information.
The Weill Cornell Medical Library has many works on or about copyright in its collection for those who wish to pursue the topic more intensively.
The Library's Guide to Open Access provides links for authors on the NIH Public Access Policy, as well as retaining copyright and finding out publisher copyright policies.
Weill Cornell faculty, staff and students who wish to discuss copyright legislation, guidelines, and policies in more detail, may contact Carolyn Anne Reid, The Frances and John L. Loeb Librarian of Medicine and Director, Weill Cornell Medical Library.