Any work that was created by or for Georgetown University is copyrighted by Georgetown University. Such works include, but are not limited to, textual materials, graphics, and photographic images.
These pages may also contain material in which the copyright is held by the creator or someone to whom he/she has assigned the copyright. Use of these materials is limited to personal study, teaching and research. They may not be reproduced in multiple copies or for further distribution without the permission of the owner unless otherwise noted.
Permission to use Georgetown materials for commercial purposes or for financial gain must be approved by an authorized representative of Georgetown University in advance.
What you can do with Georgetown University materials without obtaining permission from the University:
- display the material on your computer screen or another equivalent device
- make a single fixed copy for the sole purpose of your personal reference
What you cannot do with Georgetown University materials without permission:
- make multiple fixed copies of the material for redistribution, unless the distribution meets the provisions outlined in the Model Policy Concerning College and University Photocopying for Classroom, Research and Library Reserve Use
- redistribute the materials by any means to any other person or machine, unless the distribution meets the provisions outlined in the Agreement on Guidelines for Classroom Copying in Not-For-Profit Educational Institutions
- modify or create derivatives of the material
- publicly display the material, except in the context of face-to-face classroom teaching or as otherwise provided under Section 110 of the Copyright Act of 1976
- reproduce, display, distribute, or modify the material for commercial purposes or for financial gain
This list of prohibited uses is not meant to be exhaustive.
For permission to copy, distribute, or reproduce materials in excess of the above guidelines or to publicly display or modify materials please contact the author or creator of the page. You can usually find this information by using the "view source" feature in your Web browser or by contacting the department that maintains the content.
It is the intent of Georgetown University to comply with the provisions of Copyright Act of 1976 and all related legislative acts. Please send information about alleged copyright infringements to the University's designated DMCA agent.
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This document was developed by the Guide Committee, Copyright Subcommittee.