Copyright Resources


Welcome to the PCC Copyright guide. This guide is intended to provide information and guidance to help you determine if the uses you'd like to make of copyrighted materials are allowed by law and to direct you to support at the College. 

Nothing on this guide should be construed as legal advice.

Copyright at PCC

Copyright Committee 

The Portland Community College Copyright Committee is composed of representatives from multiple departments across the college. Its role is to assist faculty, staff and students with any issues concerning copyright.
Send your questions to  We'll be happy to meet one-on-one in your office or on the phone, as well.
Come to a meeting:
The Copyright Committee meets twice a term and we welcome guests to our meetings. Send us an email ( and we'll let you know when we're meeting.

Designated Copyright Agent

Portland Community College has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement on the domain. If you believe your copyrighted work is being infringed on a PCC website, please notify:

Michelle Bagley 
Library Dean
Sylvania Campus
12000 SW 49th Ave.
Portland, OR 97219

This Guide

This guide is maintained by Rachel Bridgewater, faculty librarian at the Cascade campus and Chair of the Copyright Committee.  If you have questions or concerns about this guide, don't hesitate to contact me:

Rachel Bridgewater,, 971-722-5323