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Enrich your collection and your patrons’ experience by understanding copyright and its specialty exemptions

The CCP: Who Are Librarians, Archivists, and Curators?


Librarians, Archivists, and Curators maintain collections of copyrighted and public domain works on behalf of the university. Items from these collections can be checked out by library patrons for limited durations. The majority of employees sorted from this category will be employed in the Harold B. Lee Library.

Examples of Librarian, Archivist, or Curator duties that intersect with copyright are:

  • Employees who are librarians, archivists, or curators 
  • Employees who make copies of works for: 
  • preservation or replacement of their organization's collections; 
  • a user's private study; or 
  • the purpose of interlibrary loan or electronic reserves 
  • Employees who make uses of works that are in their last twenty years of copyright protection