St. Catherine University is committed to fostering a community where faculty members, staff and students engage in learning, professional growth, scholarship and research that contribute to: opportunities for students, excellence of academic programs, academic reputation for excellence, the public good, and the strength of the institution.
St. Catherine University maintains policies for copyright and intellectual property.
The Copyright Clearance Center provides for a broad licensing that allows the St. Kate's community to reproduce or electronically distribute text-based copyrighted content for educational and research purposes.
If the material you wish to use is NOT covered by the CCC Annual Copyright License, you may be able to locate it in the St. Kate's library. It may be possible to distribute or post a link to an item in your course management system.
To verify whether or not the university has licensed a certain work, you'll want to go to the Copyright Clearance Center page below and enter one of the following:
The most frequently requested results will appear first. Our license is Academic License-Digital Print.
For more information, read the Copyright Flowchart and the Academic Annual Copyright License Coverage document.
For information about copyright in relation to fair use, classroom copying, and course management systems, refer to the St. Catherine University Intellectual Property Policy, but you may also be able to make some judgments on your own by thinking of the four factors of fair use.
All four of these factors must be weighed and taken into consideration when determining fair use:
For more information on fair use and copyright, view some of the resources below.
If you need assistance, visit our Help page for ways you can contact us, including chat, email, texting, research appointments, and more.