Policy 8350


It is the intent of the Board to abide by the provisions of the United States Copyright Law. All employees and students are prohibited from copying materials not specifically allowed by the copyright law, fair use guidelines, licenses or contractual agreements, or the permission of the copyright proprietor. 

A copyright officer may be appointed by the Superintendent to provide information for all personnel regarding current copyright law and to maintain copyright records. The copyright officer will also serve as the designated agent registered with the U.S. Copyright Office to expeditiously respond to any notices of claimed copyright infringement.

Any person who willfully disregards the copyright policy will be in violation of Federal Copyright Laws and District policy and will assume all liability. Appropriate copyright notices will be placed on or near all equipment used for duplication. 

Policy References:
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), 17 USC §§ 101 et seq., 512 and 1201 et seq.
37 CFR Part 201

Adopted: 6/22/99
Revised: 9/6/22

Policy 8350