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Coursepack Information

 

CREATING A NEW COURSEPACK

     
  1.

Complete the Copyright Clearance Request Form by providing all information requested.
How do I obtain this form?

   
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print form from the Faculty Services web page at http://www.messiah.edu/offices/faculty_services/copyright/
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    request form be e-mailed by contacting Faculty Services at ext. 6023
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    pick up form in the Faculty Services office (Hoffman-1st Floor)
  2.

In lieu of completing the Copyright Clearance Request Form, provide a typed bibliography that lists each reading. All information listed below must be present to successfully obtain copyright clearance:

   
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Title of book or journal
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Month and/or year selection was published
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Article title or chapter title/number
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Pages numbers (i.e., from-to) i.e., 1-15
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Author/editor
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ISBN No. (if available)
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Publisher    
  3.

When copyright clearance is obtained for all readings, the instructor is notified of copyright fees.

  4.

Instructor approves/disapproves the copyright fees and confirms the coursepack readings.

  5.

Instructor completes the Faculty Services Work Requisition (top section and coursepack/lab manual section).

  6. Instructor submits the completed Work Requisition along with the actual books and journals to Faculty Services. NOTE: Copies are acceptable, but remember the originals that you provide determine the quality of the coursepack. Try to avoid multi-generation copies and copies with notes or underlining.
  7. Faculty Services creates a Reading List/Table of Contents and Cover Page for the coursepack.
  8. Indicate on the Work Requisition if you would like the pages numbered in the coursepack.
  9. Coursepacks are digitally scanned and produced in College Press and saved electronically for future use.
  10. Coursepacks are delivered directly to the Textbook Express after production. The instructor may request a specific number of coursepacks be held for his/her use which are picked up in Faculty Services.
  11. Copyright fees are included in the overall cost of the coursepack sold to students in the Textbook Express.  The department is billed for copyright fees if the instructor requests a copy of coursepack(s) for his/her use.
     

COURSEPACKS USED IN PREVIOUS SEMESTERS

     
  1.

Copyright clearance must be obtained each semester.

  2. Complete the Faculty Services Work Requisition. Mark changes—i.e., deleting or adding reading(s).
  3. An electronic file of the coursepack is stored in College Press. Attach the  “Digitally Created Files” red form that you received when coursepack was originally produced. This form indicates the location of the original file.
  4. If you are adding new reading(s) to the coursepack, complete and attach the Copyright Clearance Request Form.
  5. Provide the Faculty Services Supervisor with a hard copy of the new reading(s) for inclusion in the coursepack.
  6. Copyright clearance is secured and the instructor notified of copyright fees.  Production of coursepack will not occur until fee approval is obtained from the instructor.
  7. Copyright fees are included in the overall cost of the coursepack sold to students in the Textbook Express.  The department is billed for copyright fees if the instructor requests a copy of coursepack(s) for his/her use.