To: Austin Peay Athletics Media Partners
From: Austin Peay State University Athletics Department
Date: Sept. 4, 2013
RE: Acceptable use of Austin Peay website and related RSS feeds
Beginning Sept. 1, Austin Peay State University athletics department will request that its media partners follow fair use doctrine of copyright law when using its website and related RSS feeds.
Specifically, media partners may continue to use releases issued by the athletics department’s sports information office when their use is appropriately credited. Sports Information Office releases will be emailed to media partners in addition to being provided on the athletics website and through its RSS feeds. Credit may be given to the Austin Peay Sports Information Office.
General Release Byline:
Beginning Sept. 1, the Austin Peay Sports Information Office will be publishing stories that are exclusive to its site and will be deemed original work. These stories will not be released by email. They will be available through the athletics website and its related RSS feeds. These stories will be distinguished from releases with a byline that will include the phrase “exclusive to LetsGoPeay.com.” These stories may be used within fair use rights standards but MAY NOT be used in their entirety outside the official athletics website.
Exclusive to LetsGoPeay Byline:
We request your assistance in verifying your products (websites, printed media, etc.) adhere to these guidelines. Our Sports Information Office will work with each media partner to facilitate this process.