The following policy applies to materials on the James A Rogers Library website and printed material at the Library’s reserve desk. 


The materials on this web site are available for use in research, teaching, and private study.  You may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) materials from this web site without prior permission for these non-commercial purposes, on the condition that you provide attribution of the source in all copies.


Some materials on this web site may be copyrighted by other entities; persons wishing to reproduce such materials must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights.


United States Copyright Law

The copyright law of the United States {under Title 17 United States Code ~} governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.


Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction.  One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.”  If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use” or any other exception to the copyright law that user may be liable for infringement.  This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.


For more information about copyright law and how it applies to information found on the internet and printed sources, see the Copyright and Fair Use section at (


Providing attribution for materials reproduced from James A. Rogers Library web site: When using materials from the James A. Rogers Library web site, please acknowledge their source by clearly stating the name of the Library, the title of the web site or resource, and the URL (web address) of the page in which you found them. Examples of how to cite web pages are available as a part of the Library’s guidelines for citing sources. 

 Policy updated as of Fall semster 2013

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