Section: Procurement and Auxiliary Services Policy Number: 5-12 Policy Name: Reproduction of Course Materials as Coursepacks: Original Works or Anthologies
(see Faculty Handbook for definition) Date: September 15, 1977 Revisions: June 5, 1989; April 17, 2006; July 2009
To describe the procedure departments and faculty must follow in reproducing
and distributing coursepacks and other materials assigned in all University
scheduled instruction for students to purchase.
All materials for purchase and assigned in University scheduled instruction,
including all faculty-produced coursepacks, CDs, DVDs, etc. (hence forth
collectively referred to as "course materials"), must be available at
the University Bookstore. This requirement applies without exception,
regardless of where such materials are published or reproduced.
The department or faculty member is wholly responsible for the preparation of the coursepacks
to be reproduced and to be made available for student purchase.
Faculty assigning a prepared coursepack must provide the coursepack
information requested on the Textbook Adoption Form.
Although coursepacks (see Faculty
Handbook for definition)
may be reproduced anywhere at the discretion of the faculty,
University Printing is the preferred
The department or faculty member is responsible for communicating
all copyright clearance requirements to University Printing via its Work Request Form, fax or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or if working through an alternate reproducer, for ensuring that the alternate
reproducer is responsible for obtaining all necessary copyright clearances
as set forth below.
Obtaining the copyright clearance will be the responsibility of either
University Printing or the alternate reproducer.
Reproduction of coursepacks through University Printing:
Coursepacks must be forwarded by the faculty member or the department
to University Printing for reproduction processing.
To ensure that the University and the faculty member are held harmless
from any potential liability claims, University Printing
will be responsibile for securing copyright clearance for the coursepacks
it reproduces (see Copyright
The selling price for coursepacks reproduced by University Printing will be established based upon any copyright clearance fees,
the cost of reproduction, and the University's approved fee for the
Copyright Clearance by department or faculty member:
In the event that the department or faculty member obtains the copyright
clearance, before approaching University Printing or alternate
reproducer, confirmation must be given to University Printing
or alternate reproducer and University Printing or alternate reproducer shall take such
steps as it deems appropriate to ensure the clearance is acceptable. University Printing or alternate reproducer's determination shall control.
Submitted by: University Bookstore, Supporting Services and Auxiliary