All members of the college, faculty, staff and students, are expected to abide by the federal laws regarding copyright and intellectual property.  Several precautionary steps may be taken in order to avoid copyright infringement:
  • Utilize the copyright policy adopted by NPC
  • Do not hesitate to request permission. When in doubt, always ask.
  • Be aware of the law, but realize that a great deal of educational copying is legitimate
  • If you are copying to avoid purchase of a text, you are probably in violation of the law
  • Give proper copyright credit
  • Label equipment that may be used for unauthorized copying with a restriction
Please visit this copyright site to learn more about copyright and fair use in education.