Copyright and Fair Use
SMU Copyright Policy
It is the intent of Samuel Merritt University to comply with the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code, Sect. 101, et seq.). The University directs faculty, staff, and students to refrain from copying copyrighted works unless the action is authorized by:
(a) specific exemptions in the copyright law
(b) the principle of Fair Use
(c) licenses or written permission from the copyright owner
The Director of the Samuel Merritt University Libraries shall provide guidelines to ensure compliance with the law.