Policies and guidelines
All universities and libraries in Canada are required to comply with Canadian Copyright Act. In practical terms, this means that any copying of materials by university faculty, staff or students, regarding of format, is subject to certain limits and restrictions.
- Access Copyright
- Canadian Copyright Act
- Media licenses
- Other licenses
- Database license permissions
It is very important that faculty, staff and students abide by the provisions of the Copyright Act when making copies, as a breach of the Act can have serious financial consequences for the University. If the University is found liable for a breach of the Copyright Act in circumstances where the person responsible is not acting in the ordinary course of their normal duties and responsibilities at the University or has recklessly or willfully failed to adhere to the University's Fair Dealing Guidelines, the University has the right to claim contribution or indemnification from such person.
Should you have any questions please contact the Copyright Office.
|The Copyright Office makes every effort to provide accurate information but does not offer it as counsel or legal advice.|