Mount Aloysius College recognizes and adheres to federal copyright laws regarding legal use, performance, and display of copyrighted works of others. The College expects all of its members, including faculty, staff, and students to obtain permission from copyright owners for uses protected by copyright law, except in instances where the use is deemed to be allowed under exemptions for academic institutions and libraries.
Mount Aloysius College does not support any of its users illegally downloading, installing, or sharing copyrighted electronic works of others. Users who participate in such practice are subject to disciplinary action by the College including dismissal, in addition to civil and criminal penalties constituting fines and/or imprisonment. The College further implements measures to restrict access to copyrighted works used in the online classroom only to authorized students of a course.
The College exercises its right to use copyrighted materials outlined in exemptions for fair use, face to face teaching, online teaching, and library circulation of materials. The College further educates its community of users on the legal and ethical uses of copyrighted information.