Policy 3.20


Copyrights and Copyright Clearance


Part 1. Purpose

To ensure the appropriate use of copyrighted and other intellectual property. 

Part 2. Responsibilities

Minneapolis College employees and students are expected to follow all system, state, and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines regarding these materials and properties. This includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Minnesota State Board Policy 3.27 Copyrights
  • Minnesota State System Procedure 3.27.1 Copyright Clearance 

Additional system resources can be found on the associated websites for the board policy and system procedure. 

Part 3. Materials copied and sold in the bookstore

All materials copied and sold to students through the College Store will be considered copying for commercial use and will be subject to permission from copyright owners.

Owner(s) Title: Vice President of Academic Affairs

Date of Adoption: 7/1/1999

Date of Implementation (if different from from adoption date): N/A

Date Last Amended: 8/9/2023

History and Subject of Revisions: 8/9/2023 (Comprehensive review), 7/1/1999

Regulatory Authority (e.g. Minnesota State policy, federal or state law): 17 U.S.C. sec. 107​; Minnesota State Policy 3.27 Copyrights; ​Minnesota State System Procedure 3.27.1 Copyright Clearance​