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Welcome to the Copyright LibGuide!
This guide is designed to inform about copyright laws and fair use in a college environment. Although it is primarily designed to assist TTC faculty and staff, copyright laws apply to students, too.
The information provided does not constitute legal advice nor is it intended to replace the advice of legal counsel.
Acknowledgement: Parts of this guide are based on content that has been cleared for sharing from the Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology and the McGoogan Library of Medicine.
TTC Copyright Policy
TTC Copyright Policy for faculty and staff
Trident Technical College expects that all students, faculty, and staff adhere to and respect the provisions of copyright law, Title 17, U.S. Code. Faculty, staff and students are expected to follow the law in good faith and subscribe to the spirit of protection it gives to the rights of others.
TTC Student Code
The Student Code for South Carolina Technical College System sets forth the rights and
responsibilities of the individual student, identifies behaviors that are not consistent with the
values of college communities, and describes the procedures that will be followed to adjudicate
cases of alleged misconduct.
Avoid Violating Copyright
Copyright laws apply to print and digital formats of books, articles, videos, images, music, software, websites and more.
Copyright on Campus video
Copyright on Campus (video)
A fun and informative overview of U.S. copyright law and its impact on colleges and universities.
This video is made available by the Copyright Clearance Center.