Policy on Copyright Ownership
The Ohio State University Intellectual Property Policy provides more information on the university's policy on copyright ownership:
The Ohio State University Intellectual Property Policy
Policy on File-Sharing and Safe Use of the Computer Network
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides a number of resources about P2P file sharing specifically and safe use of the computer network in general. The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Plan to Combat Copyright Infringement explains the technical precautions that The Ohio State University takes to prevent illegal online sharing of copyrighted materials. Additionally, it outlines the potential consequences from the university and copyright owners for committing copyright infringement over the university's network.
- HEOA Plan to Combat Copyright Infringement: The Ohio State University's plan for combating online copyright infringement according the rules of the Higher Education Opportunity Act. Includes details of institutional penalties for illegal sharing of copyrighted materials over The Ohio State University's network.
- Responsible Use of University Computing and Network Resources: This is The Ohio State University's Policy on responsibly using university computer networks.
- Virtual Legality: An Overview of Your Rights and Responsibilities in Cyberspace: This document, created by The Ohio State University legal counsel, outlines the rights and responsibilities of users of The Ohio State University computer network.
- Safe Computing: The Office of the CIO provides information on a number of issues on safely using The Ohio State University computer network.
DISCLAIMER: The information on these web pages and that received from Copyright Services at The Ohio State University Libraries and the Health Sciences Copyright Coordinator is not legal advice, nor is either office legal counsel to the university or any members of the university community.