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As explained in the Public Statement of Library Copyright Specialists: Fair Use & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research, Fair Use may permit more extensive scanning as part of a legitimate response to a public health emergency such as this one. Fair use is designed to be flexible and responsive. Under these circumstances and only during this time, OSU Libraries may scan content that may not ordinarily be scanned in order for the educational mission of the university to continue in a way that protects public health.
Before course material is scanned by OSU Libraries for online teaching, the Libraries are first investigating whether materials are available through alternative sources:
As an ebook with a license that will allow multiple simultaneous users.
As an ebook made freely available by the publisher or other vendor to institutions affected by COVID-19 closures.
If course materials are not available through these avenues, the Libraries are scanning them for online teaching. Scanning will be reasonable in relation to current extraordinary circumstances and will be limited to the portion of a given work that is needed for full participation in the course for the duration of the students’ dislocation.
If you would like assistance in finding open educational resources to replace current course learning materials, please contact, Stefanie Buck for assistance.
Check OSU Bookstore BeaverStore.com to confirm their services, they are delivering e-books and digital materials online and their physical books can either be shipped or held for pick-up at the Corvallis campus store's external service counter.
NOTICE: This scan is being provided as part of Oregon State University’s effort to prevent the spread of the COVID 19 virus. It is for your personal or instructional use only, and is only intended for use during the time when University public health measures prevent access to your personal copy or a copy on physical reserve at the Library. Please discard this copy once you have access to your personal copy or to the physical copy at the Library, and do not share it.
When available, we have included the copyright statement provided in the work from which this copy was made. If the work from which this copy was made did not include a formal copyright notice, this work may still be protected by copyright law. Uses may be allowed with permission from the rights-holder, or if the copyright on the work has expired, or if the use is “fair use” or within another exemption. The user of this work is responsible for determining lawful use.
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