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Copyright Information

Information on University policies governing copyright compliance.

Library Copright & Reserves Manager

For assistance with reserves, please contact Jennifer Marshall at (210) 999-8183 or by e-mail at

Elizabeth Huth Coates Library
Trinity University
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200
Phone (210) 999-8126
Fax (210) 999-8182


More Information on Copyright (Links)

Association of Research Libraries Know your CopyRights

Federal Copyright Law-- A complete online transcript of U.S.C. Title 17 and related laws

Frequently Asked Questions about Copyright -- A FAQ provided by the U.S. Copyright Office

Top Ten Urban Legends About Copyright

Copyright Clearance Center--Copyright resources and online permissions purchases

10 Big Myths about Copyright Explained

When Copying is OK: The “Fair Use” Rule

Creative Commons

7 Things You Should Know About Creative Commons

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States --table from Cornell U. showing when materials are protected by copyright and when they enter the public domain

Guiding Principles and Policy Statement

Reserve Guidelines & Procedures

Reserve Guidelines & Procedures

This page will assist you in preparing and submitting materials to be placed on library reserve, whether print or electronic: