The TEACH Act facilitates and enables the performance and display of copyrighted materials for distance education by accredited, non-profit educational institutions (and some government entities) that meet the Act's qualifying requirements. Its primary purpose is to balance the needs of distance learners and educators with the rights of copyright holders.
Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act (2002)
The original, one and only, authentic "TEACH Act Toolkit", was created in 2003 by the librarians of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Atkins Library.
One of the requirements of the TEACH Act exception is that the "transmitting body or institution:
(i)institutes policies regarding copyright, provides informational materials to faculty, students, and relevant staff members that accurately describe, and promote compliance with, the laws of the United States relating to copyright, and provides notice to students that materials used in connection with the course may be subject to copyright protection.."
The materials on this course Web site are only for the use of students enrolled in this course for purposes associated with this course and may not be retained or further disseminated.
The advice and information on copyrighted materials provided by the library is not intended to substitute for and is in no way legal advice.