Don't Even Think About It!
Chris Chairsell, PCC Copyright Agent, helps to keep us on the straight and narrow.
Portland Community College supports compliance with copyright law for the protection of the institution and of employees as both creators and users of copyright protected works.
The College requires PCC faculty, staff and students to observe federal law regarding the use of copyright protected materials. See: Copyright Law of the United States of America.
PCC retains limited liability for copyright infringement found on its domain. PCC will remove or disable materials on its domain that are identified as violating copyright by the copyright owner or his/her agent. The College will make reasonable efforts to notify the faculty, staff and or student responsible.
To promote "the progress of science and the useful arts," the college supports fair use for educational purposes as outlined in the federal Copyright Law (PL94-553) for such purposes as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research and reproduction of copyrighted materials (including multiple copies for classroom or library use).
Rev. 08-19-2010, Adopted by the PCC Copyright Committee May, 2010