Q. What are the ethical and IPR issues that faculty are confronted with?


Faculty are confronted with ethical and IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) issues such as: 

General Copyright

  • Faculty reproducing, copying, or distributing an original work of another for their class(es).



  • Posting images or information for student assignments without citations.
  • Posting copies of anything that is not your intellectual property without citations or adhering to fair use restrictions.


  • Copying articles for students in your class(es).
  • Copying portions of an e-book or book for your class(es).


Students using intellectual property of others in their assignments.

  • Student assignments using copyrighted material from the internet.
  • Students using copyrighted information on PowerPoint slides without citations.

To learn more about IPR, visit the Copyright Research Guide for faculty.

To find books or ebooks, check the Book Catalog.

To find articles, check the Online Resources page and click on Education.

Use your 14 digit Library Number from your ID Card or the Login Assistance page in MyBaker.

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  • Last Updated Oct 16, 2019
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    by Sontaga K on Oct 17, 2016.

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