Goucher College, like so many colleges everywhere, is striving to adapt to and comply with current Intellectual Property and Copyright Laws. You may refer to the Goucher College Copyright Policy for detailed policy.


The Association of Research Libraries has published several excellent resources to help faculty and staff negotiate the complexities of copyright. 

Know Your Copy Rights: What You Can  Do (PDF brochure)
A 2007 Brochure Aimed at Faculty and Teaching Assistants

Among the topics covered in the brochure are: fair use, the advantage of linking to instead of copying works, and special provisions for displaying or performing works in classes. The brochure also includes a one-page chart that highlights 24 situations when various categories of works can be used.

Using Copyrighted Works in Your Teaching: FAQ:
Questions Faculty and Teaching Assistants Need to Ask Themselves Frequently.