An essay by English faculty Jay Ponteri, In Defense of Navel Gazing, was selected as a Notable Essay in The Best American Essays 2015.
In order to respect the intellectual property rights of the authors of creative works, Marylhurst University expects faculty, students and staff to act responsibly in the use of copyrighted materials.
The copyright statements of the United States are applicable in the academic setting. Shoen Library adheres to these guidelines.
United States Copyright Law
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, US Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copyright order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of the copyright law.