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Building course packs with help from online companies

Some online companies support the building of course packs of readings for students without faculty members having to do the legwork of pursuing intellectual property (copyright) releases themselves.

One such is University Readers, which offers an online library of readings that instructors may choose from. The staff will also help faculty who have their own preferred lists of contents by pursuing the copyright releases and then packaging the copyright-release costs into the costs of the course packs. University Readers may be accessed at www.universityreaders.com. University Readers also creates digital packs and text books.


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Q/A: Have a copyright question?

Do you need to find out if you can link a website to an English paper due tomorrow? What about downloading music or games? Check out the United States Copyright Office FAQs. If you don’t see the answer to your question, visit the K-State Intellectual Property webpage on Copyright Basics, which includes simple-to-understand tutorials and K-State policies. It also has information on patents; trademarks; logos and images; and how to obtain permission for use.

Questions about copyright and intellectual property issues can be sent to Jeff Gauss, 785-532-4201, jgauss@k-state.edu.