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It is the policy of Lee Memorial Health System (LMHS) to comply with Federal copyright laws, state laws and regulations, licenses, and contractual obligations that control the System's use of copyrighted materials and intellectual property belonging to others. The LMHS Medical Libraries will comply with the Copyright Law (Title XVII U.S. Code, Chapter 1), including Section 108, Reproduction by Libraries, and Section 107, "Fair Use."

All Document delivery requests and photocopying services are subject to Copyright compliance. Library staff may refuse any request that violates the Copyright law or LMHS Copyright Policy. Patrons wishing to reproduce a protected work that does not meet the Library Reproduction or Fair Use criteria must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

To determine if you need permission, use the Exceptions for Instructions in U.S. Copyright Law evaluation e-tool from the American Library Association.

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Exceptions for Instructions in U.S. Copyright Law: evaluation e-tool from the American Library Association

10 Big Myths about Copyright Explained

"Copyright and Open Access at the Bedside", by John C. Newman and Robin Fieldman, The New England Journal of Medicine, Dec. 29, 2011, vol. 365, pp. 2447-2449. (free full-text)

Sample Letter Requesting Permission to Copy

updated: January 4, 2012



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