Copyright is a complex issue, particularly within an evolving digital environment. This page links to guidelines on course reserves, classroom copying and educational multimedia, as well as the institution's copyright policy.
- Cornell Electronic Course Content Copyright Guidelines
- Agreement on Guidelines for Classroom Copying in Not-For-Profit Educational Institutions with Respect to Books and Periodicals
- Cornell University Copyright Policy for the Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences: Adopted by the Board of Trustees on June 28, 1990.
- Fair Use Guidelines For Educational Multimedia - Consortium of College & University Multimedia Centers.
- New Copyright Law for Distance Education: The Meaning and Importance of the TEACH (Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization) Act - American Library Association
In addition, the Copyright Information Center at Cornell University below provides more extensive copyright information, as well as a sample permission letter which can be modified to suit your needs.
The Weill Cornell Medical Library has many works in its collection pertaining to the subject of copyright, for those who wish to pursue the topic more intensively.