Why copyright approval is so important:
One of the most important issues in the production of a custom course packet is copyright, for the simple reason that if you are not obtaining permission from the articles rightsholder to reproduce that article YOU ARE BREAKING THE LAW. Many reproduction shops that produce custom course packets either are not aware of this fact or choose to ignore it. This puts not only the reproduction shop at risk, but also the professor who organized the packet for sale.
At Campus Course Paks, Inc. we work with Copyright Clearance Center in order to insure that all rightsholders are contacted and fees and payments to the rightsholders are arranged. If the rightsholder is not a member of Copyright Clearance Center we contact the rightsholder directly in order to arrange permissions. If we can not obtain permission, the article is not reproduced