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We challenge all students to think critically using open inquiry and freedom of expression.
For over 150 years students at the first university in Kansas have fully engaged in learning; connected with peers, faculty and staff and developed lifelong relationships.
Alumni include four Rhodes Scholars, a Pulitzer Prize winner, entrepreneurs, educators, nurses, writers, artists, doctors, explorers and trendsetters who have shaped our world.
We promote a community of belonging and Baker family connections, which result in lifelong associations.
Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.
Four schools comprise Baker University: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
Copyright | Miscellaneous
Citations of unpublished holdings must include the following information where available:
Unpublished works are protected under the copyright law. The Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States chart from Cornell is particularly useful for determining the status of an unpublished work.
Linking to an article is often suggested as a way to avoid making copies and distributing them. If the material you are linking to is covered by a license, as in the case of the library databases, you may want to see if there is any prohibition against linking. The library is aware of one case, the Harvard Business Review, where each article carries a note that prohibits linking.
When negotiating copyright agreements with publishers, you may wish to consider the need for future access to your own work before relinquishing all rights to a publisher. Model licenses and tips on negotiating with publishers can be found at the Boston Library Consortium, the Creative Commons, and SPARC’s Author Rights Initiative.
Student intellectual property is covered more fully in the Baker University Intellectual Property Policy. Intellectual property created by a student in the employ of the University is work done for hire and belongs entirely to the University.
Academic work may be used by the University in support of its educational mission. Examples of this use include exercises in peer-critiques, distributing copies of exemplary papers or showing performance tapes, among others.
Care should be taken to respect the rights of students under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
A Student Intellectual Property Release Form was developed by the library that can be used in such situations to help students understand that their work is copyrighted.
Individual departments or programs (such as KNBU) have licenses for their use of music, plays, images, etc. These licenses cover only the department or program that has contracted them, not the entire University.