Brigham Young University. Copyright Management Office

The Copyright Management Office was first established in 1999. Then in 2002, it was renamed as the Copyright Licensing Office. Carl M. Johnson has served as the director of the Copyright Management Office since its establishment.

Variant names

University Copyright Office


Established: 1999

Abolished: 2002

Location: Provo, Utah (1999-2002)


The Copyright Management Office was established to regulate university compliance with existing copyright law thereby reducing liability due to infringement, and assist in the delivery of digital materials to the rest of the campus community. The Copyright Management Office also established a copyright education program, and created a University copyright policy that could be easily accessed through the Web.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Copyright Management Office was led by a single director who was assisted by an associate director and staff. It often cooperated with the University's Office of General Counsel.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1999-2002)

Later unit: Copyright Licensing Office (2002- )


Personal communication with Susie Quartey, Sept. 1, 2011 (name changed to Copyright Licensing Office in 2002)

Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, & Electronic Reserve, vol. 18, no. 1, (2007)pp.93-94 (established in 1999 for the purpose of monitoring compliance with copyright law, reduce the university's liability, and distribute digital material to campus, included a history of the creation of an educational program and web-based University copyright policy, works with the Office of General Counsel)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2011-00156

Creator: UPB