The Copyright Policy of Wake Forest University is intended to:
- Encourage research and teaching by rewarding the authors of intellectual works, assisting them in implementing their ideas, and by providing a system for the encouragement of scholarship and creative activity.
- Serve the public interest by providing means through which intellectual works may be made available to the public.
- Protect the rights of the University, its faculty, its staff, and its students with regard to intellectual works developed at the University.
The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires that we communicate to all students about copyright and illegal downloading on an annual basis. Please read the Letter from the CIO regarding Copyright Infringement.