Contact the Friends

Mail
Friends of the Amherst College Library
Campus Mail Box 2256
Amherst College
P.O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Telephone
(413) 542-2212
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
FAX
(413) 542-2662
Email
Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College

 

Copyright and Audio-Visual Works

Showing a film can be important for teaching and other College activities. In many situations, it is also allowed under copyright law, but not all uses, even those for educational or non-profit purposes, are lawful.

Copyright Information for Educators

General Information

  • United States Copyright Office. Copyright basics, FAQ, publications, etc. Or, register your own work. A summary of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is available as a PDF file (69KB).

Mission & Policies

Job Openings

Student Staff

We do not have any open positions at this time. Please check back later.

Non-Student Support Staff

We do not have any open positions at this time. Please check back later.

Professional Librarians and Archivists

Social Sciences Librarian

old -- Copyright and fair use information

Amherst College adheres to and promotes observance of U.S. copyright laws. Those laws protect the rights of authors, artists, composers, and other copyright holders without stifling scholarship and teaching. Therefore, the College also supports fair use of copyright materials by educational institutions.

What follows are brief, general principles to help members of the Amherst College community follow current US copyright laws.

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