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Social Media for Business and Personal Professional Use: Fair Use

Fair Use Policy

  

Fair & Appropriate use:

      1.                  Supporting the mission of the University, teaching/learning, creative activities or engaging the community

 

      2.                  Supporting studies, instruction, duties as employees, official University business, and University sanctioned activities

 

      3.                  Faculty & Staff: incidental personal use

 

      4.                  All users must:

    1.             Comply with all state, federal and local laws;
    2.             Comply with all  University policies;
    3.             Respect intellectual property rights of others;
    4.             Protect files and system access from use by others;
    5.             Practice etiquette in communication;
    6.             Utilize systems via only your Butler assigned computer account and I.D.; and
    7.             Access only files or systems that are yours, public, or that the account holder has given you permission to access

 

Inappropriate use:

 

      1.                  Operating a personal business (except as part of a class sponsored activity).

      

      2.                  Serving as primary computer system for outside organization, except: Using resources excessively, e.g. utilizing resources notably beyond the norm for the person's role on campus.

 

    1. Where Butler has official affiliate relationship; or
    2. Where approval has been granted from college/division leadership and Information Technology and applicable accounts obtained in advance

 

      3.                  Circumventing security measures at Butler or on other networks.

      4.                  Impersonating others.

CONTACT

Email Butler University Libraries
Irwin Library: 317-940-9227
Science Library: 317-940-9937
CAT: 317-940-8575

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