Policy: Copyright - Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Guidelines

University Policy: Information Access & Technologies

These provisions include requirements that:

Annual Disclosure

Consistent with our educational principles, we view education as the most important element in combating illegal sharing of copyrighted materials at University of Wisconsin-Platteville. We use a wide variety of methods to inform our community about the law and University of Wisconsin-Platteville's response to copyright infringement claims:

Plans to Effectively Combat the Unauthorized Distribution of Copyrighted Material

Offering Alternatives to Illegal File-Sharing

Reviewing Effectiveness

Adopted June 2010; modified June 2019

H.R 4137, the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), is a re-authorization of the Higher Education Act. It includes provisions that are designed to reduce the illegal uploading and downloading of copyrighted works through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing.

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

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