EIU Copyright Website

The policy of Eastern Illinois University is to respect the intellectual property of others. With this central goal in mind, the university will make reasonable efforts to ensure that administrators, faculty, staff, and students use copyrighted material in a manner that is consistent with the spirit and the letter of the law as set forth in the federal Copyright Act (Title 17 of the U.S. Code).

Faculty, staff and students who want the assistance of University services (e.g., CATS, Copy Express, and Media Service) to facilitate their use of copyrighted materials should complete the "Copyrighted Material Checklist" before seeking assistance.

If you need further assistance after reviewing the information provided on this website and after completion of the "Copyrighted Material Checklist," please contact Mr. Bradley Tolppanen, Library Services.