Comprehensive Standard 3.2.14

 

The institutionís policies are clear concerning ownership of materials, compensation, copyright issues, and the use of revenue derived from the creation and production of all intellectual property. This (policy) applies to students, faculty, and staff. (Intellectual Property Rights)

 

COMPLIANCE

 

Narrative:

 

Vernon College provides clear policies concerning ownership of materials, compensation, copyright issues and the use of revenue derived from the creation and production of all intellectual property. The Academic Integrity Policy which is published in the Vernon College General Catalog as well as Student Handbook includes a clause regarding plagiarism. Faculty are provided with information in both the Faculty Handbook and the Instructor Handbook regarding ownership of materials, copyrights and web-links such as http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ1.html  to answer questions they may have. Ownership, copyright and compensation are also covered in the Vernon College Board Policy Manual, Section DBD Local (Interest in Property).

 

Documentation

 

1.    Academic Integrity Policy, Vernon College General Catalog

2.    Academic Integrity Policy, Vernon College Student Handbook

3.    Academic Integrity, Vernon College Faculty Handbook

4.    Intellectual Property Policy, Vernon College Instructor Handbook

5.    Vernon College Board Policy Manual, Section DBD Local (Interest in Property)