Welcome to this Guide to Copyright and Intellectual Property at James Madison University. The guide contains links to useful resources which discuss these matters in the context of teaching (including online instruction) and scholarship. Additionally, you will find links to JMU licensed resources and freely available resources which you may wish to use in your work, scholarship, or creative endeavors. Lastly, the guide links to relevant institutional forms and policies related to copyright and intellectual property for members of the JMU community.
The guide is maintained by Howard S. Carrier, Social Sciences Librarian and Copyright Coordinator within JMU Libraries & Educational Technologies (LET). As Copyright Coordinator, I shall be pleased to meet with any JMU community member to discuss copyright issues or answer questions pertaining to copyright or intellectual property, or to provide workshops or classroom based / online instruction on these topics. To request such assistance, please contact me via the contact information provided at the Request Assistance section of this guide.