On the Ohrstrom Library website is a page specifically addressing the junction of copyright and education. Here is an excerpt from the introduction: Copyright is a detailed and complex issue. As good academics we want to be sure our educational use of material falls appropriately within the bounds of copyright. The sources and definitions below are intended as guides and as starting points to this intricate topic. The page is a condensation of definitions, expectations and helpful sources (all links used with permission and gratitude). Please note that this material is not legal advice.
The Library is very happy to share its recent purchase of a site license to The Chronicle of Higher Education. What does this mean? Anybody using the campus computer network can view articles at http://chronicle.com. Anybody using the campus computer network can create an account at http://chronicle.com. To create an account, ones SPS email address is needed. Why would I create an account? Creating an account allows the account holder to sign in and access http://chronicle.com from any computer network, beyond SPS. Creating an account allows the account holder to download the Chronicle iPad app. Tips: There is a gold key next to certain articles at http://chronicle.com. The library subscription…