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Legal & Copyright Compliance Notices

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Boston College expects all members of its community to comply with U.S. copyright laws, and refers all users of its technological and information resources to the description of copyright law included in the University's Professional Standards and Business Conduct policy that governs the use of these resources. For more detailed information concerning U. S. copyright law, users may consult the following web sites:

U.S. Copyright Office
http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/

Copyright Clearance Center
http://www.copyright.com/

A Visit to Copyright Bay
http://www.stfrancis.edu/cid/copyrightbay/

Copyright and Multimedia Law for Webbuilders and Multimedia Authors
http://bailiwick.lib.uiowa.edu/journalism/mediaLaw/copyright_main.html

Access to University technological and information resources is granted annually to those users who enter into the Boston College Technological and Information Resources Use Agreement. By so doing, users agree to comply with the copyright laws that apply to all technological and information resources accessible over network resources provided by the University. Pursuant to Boston College policy 1-100-025 (PDF), Professional Standards and Business Conduct -- Use of University Technological and Information Resources, users of these resources who violate copyright laws may be subject to disciplinary action, including but not limited to loss of access to University computers, computer networks, data, and other technological and information resources.

Boston College has designated an agent to receive all complaints regarding infringement of copyrights on Boston College web sites under the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, as follows:

Joseph M. Herlihy
General Counsel
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467
Telephone: (617) 552-2855
Fax: (617) 552-0961
E-Mail: joseph.herlihy.1@bc.edu