Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Chris Chairsell

Copyright law for librarians & educators Creative strategies and practical solutions. Available at all campus libraries.

We get many questions from instructors interested in posting materials to class websites, MyPCC, and Desire2Learn without running afoul of copyright law.

You may post materials if any of the following is true:

  • You own the copyright on the material
  • You link to the material instead of copying it
  • Your use conforms with the requirements of the TEACH Act
  • Your use is a fair use
  • You have permission from the copyright holder

Still not sure if it is okay to post? Please drop us a line, we're happy to talk it over with you.