Copyright Basics

Copyright Overview
Fair Use
© Infringement Penalties
US Legal System

For Instructors

Face-to-Face Instruction
Virtual Instruction

For Researchers

Use of © Works
Author Rights
Thesis/ Dissertation

Copyright Resources

Campus Resources
Other Resources
UCO Publications
Reporting Alleged © Infringement

Campus Resources

Policies and Regulations

Use of Copyrighted Materials for Educational and Research Purposes - University Policy I.A.3
This policy, which was revised on January 1, 2015, addresses the use of copyrighted materials for educational and research purposes. This policy established a University Copyright Office to provide guidance to faculty, staff, and students on the use of copyrighted works.

Intellectual Property - University Policy I.A.1
This policy which was revised July 1, 2015 details the ownership of patents and copyrightable works created at Purdue.

Student Conduct Code -

University Regulations -

Acceptable Use Policy -
Policy on the use of computers and network resources at Purdue University. 



Office of Technology Commercialization -
Please contact for information on Purdue University patents and copyrighted works.

Office of Trademarks and Licensing -
Please contact for information on Purdue trademarks.

Office of the Dean of Students -
Please contact for information on student rights and responsibilities.

Research Integrity Office -
Please contact Professor Deborah Rupp at

Scholarly Communications at Purdue -



The mission of the University Copyright Office is to educate the Purdue University community on copyright..
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