This information is NOT intended to offer or substitute for legal advice. It is intended to provide information and guidance in the application of the U.S. copyright law.
Copyright protects digital items just as it does non-digital ones. However, in the digital environment it can be very difficult to see what copyright or license applies and even more difficult to track down a creator to ask for permission.
So what can you do?
(The original content created by the Butler University Libraries (CC BY) and modified by the Salisbury University Libraries)
Student Poster Printing - FREE to students participating in the competition.
The competitions are considered a research program and Information Technology (IT) will allow students to print their posters at no cost prior to the competitions.
Please email email@example.com to reserve a printing time at least 2-3 weeks before the competition.
Poster printing is provided in Conway Hall (TETC) 352 and may take up to 20 minutes to complete so please plan accordingly. Prints are limited to one copy or print per project.
Attribution (CC BY). Allows others to distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation.
Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA). Allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.
Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND). Allows others to distribute your work, commercially or non-commercially, as long as it is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to you.
Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC). Allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially. Although others must acknowledge you and use your work non-commercially, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
Attribution-NonCommecial-ShareAlike (CC NC-SA). Allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND). Allows others to download your works and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially.
(Adapted from creativecommons.org)