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Copyright and Scholarship

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BC Policies and Help

Copyright and scholarly communication information for the Boston College community.

Boston College Policies

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Initial, basic questions about copyright and scholarship may be addressed to Jane Morris, Head, Scholarly Communication and Research or the  subject librarian for the department.

Complex questions requiring legal interpretation may be referred to the Office of University Counsel.

For questions about digitizing films, contact the Library reserves/media staff.

For questions about obtaining public performance rights, contact Media Technology Services Film Rental Specialist at 617-552-3242.

For questions about Course Reserves, contact the course reserves coordinator in your library.

For questions about Electronic Theses and Dissertations, contact the ETD administrator at Boston College.

For questions about course packs, contact the Boston College Bookstore at 617 552-3520.

Use of the Guide

This guide is designed to provide basic, general information about copyright, and does not constitute legal advice. The links to third party sites in this guide are provided for your convenience. Boston College does not take responsibility for the content of these other sites. If you have a question about a specific copyright issue not addressed by this guide, the Libraries encourage you to seek further advice.

If you have questions about this guide or a basic copyright issue encountered in your work, and need more help please contact Jane Morris, Head of Scholarly Communication and Research or the subject liaison for your department.

If you have a question about the University’s policies regarding copyright, please contact the Office of Technology Transfer and Licensing at 2-1682. If you have a question that requires the advice of an attorney, please contact the Office of the General Counsel at 2-0960.