Information Technology

Copyright Infringement

Truckee Meadows Community College respects the copyright protections given by federal law to owners of digital materials and software, and abides by all license and contractual agreements in the use of resources and services. Members of the College community are advised to become as knowledgeable as possible regarding copyright law.

Step 1: Determine if copyright law applies to the information, file or data you plan to use.

See the following links as resources:

Step 2: Seek appropriate permission and licensing.

  • Identify the owner.
  • Identify the rights needed.
  • Contact the owner and determine whether payment is required.
  • Get your permission agreement preferably in writing or follow owner’s instructions in acquiring information, file or data.

Step 3: If you have acquired copyright materials without permission, please remove these materials immediately.

Information Technology will monitor and review technology use with regard to compliance of copyright laws. If copyright infringement is discovered, TMCC will direct the student (or faculty/staff) to remove copyrighted material. 

Step 4: Suspected violations of these procedures or related statutes should be reported to IT Customer Service.

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Calendar of Events

SGA Finance Committee Meeting

Friday, October 24
RDMT 122, Dandini Campus

DRC Disability Awareness Coalition Event

Friday, October 24
Idlewild Park, 1900 Idlewild Dr., Reno