Copyright Infringement

Copyright Protection Policy

It is the policy of the University of Pittsburgh to respect the copyright protections given to authors, owners, and publishers under Federal law including the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. It is against policy for any student, faculty, or staff member to copy, reproduce, or distribute any software, music, games, or movies on University computing equipment except as expressly permitted by a software license or with the written consent of the copyright holder or as otherwise permitted under Federal law.

Copyright Infringement Management


Computing Services and Systems Development provides support services to manage all notifications concerning copyright infringement at the University. Managing these notifications includes acknowledgement, tracking, notification, and remediation of the problem.

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Enterprise Network Firewalls


A network firewall is a device that acts as a barrier to keep destructive forces away from computers on a network behind the firewall. A network firewall is similar to a physical firewall that keeps a fire from spreading from one area to the next.

Electronic Lab Notebook Maintenance Scheduled for July 22

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 11:32


LabArchives, the vendor for the University’s Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) Service, will be performing scheduled system maintenance from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, July 22. The ELN service will be unavailable during the maintenance period. Upon completion of the scheduled maintenance, the ELN service will return to normal operation. The maintenance is part of ongoing improvements to the service.