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Copyright Policy - Central Virginia Community College


CVCC Copyright Policy

This link will take you to the CVCC Copyright Page information and policies.

On this Copyright Page under Copyright regulations (on the left) are the following as links:

  • Checklists For Fair Use and TEACH Act
  • Guidelines for Use of Copyrighted Materials
  • Warning Notice Concerning Copyright Restrictions
  • Sample Request for Permission to Duplicate Print Material
  • Sample Request for Permission to Digitize Images
  • Request for Permission to Arrange Music
  • Inquiry Form on Out-of-Print Music
  • Copyright Resources

If you have any doubts about violations of the copyright law, please contact the Coordinator of Library Services at x7551 or at feinm@cvcc.vccs.edu. Faculty and College personnel are cautioned that should the College be sued for copyright violations, the actual person infringing the copyright law will be held liable.


Suggested Reading

  • Besenjak, Cheryl. Copyright Plain and Simple. Franklin Lakes, N.J.: Career Press, 1997.
  • Bielfield, Arlene, and Cheeseman, Lawrence. Libraries & Copyright Law. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 1993.
  • Brinson, J. Diane, and Radcliffe, Mark F. Multimedia Law and Business Handbook. Menlo Park: Ladera Press, 1996.
  • Gasaway, Laura N. and Wiant, Sarah K. Libraries and Copyright: A Guide to Copyright Law in the 1990s. Washington: Special Libraries Association, 1994.
  • Grossman, Wendy M. Net.wars. New York: New York University Press, 1997.
  • Weeks, Kent M. Complying with Federal law: A Reference Manual for College Decision Makers. Nashville: College Legal Information, Inc., 1996.
  • Wilson, Lee. The Copyright Guide. New York: Allworth Press, 1996.

Useful Websites

Fair Use


Obtaining permission to use copyrighted works



Click one of the following links:

Contact The Library:
Central Virginia
Community College

3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg VA 24502-2498

Phone: 434.832.7750
FAX: 434.386.4677
Email: library@cvcc.vccs.edu

Located in Bedford Hall, Room 3100

Fall/Spring Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED
Summer Hours:
Mon-Thurs 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
When classes are not in session,
the Library’s hours are usually 8-5.
Please call for exact hours of operation.