New summer/fall 2016 copyright workshop schedule now online!

  07/07/16 15:16 , Categories: Access Copyright

To register:

This session is open to faculty, instructors, T.A.s, staff and administrators - anyone involved with course materials, coursepacks and manuals, CourseSpaces sites, etc.

Planning an upcoming course? This session will provide participants with practical solutions for delivering course materials in class and online via CourseSpaces, etc. while adhering to legal obligations. A brief overview of the current copyright landscape will include a discussion of Canadian copyright law and library license agreements. Topics discussed may include video in the classroom, coursepacks, course reserves, and CourseSpaces guidelines, student work, public domain works, images, internet and openly accessible resources. Please bring your questions!

Canadian Libraries’ Response to Chapter 18 of TPP agreement

  02/23/16 14:34 , Categories: News , Tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

The Canadian Library Association, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries, and the Canadian Urban Libraries Council have jointly prepared a statement in response to the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Our associations speak on behalf of Canadian researchers, students, educators and millions of others who rely on libraries for the development, preservation, and dissemination of Canadian content.


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Anne Frank Foundation attempts to keep the Diary out of the public domain

  11/13/15 14:34 , Categories: Access Copyright

New fall copyright drop-in workshops

  08/04/15 15:27 , Categories: FAQ's, Teaching


Wondering what the copyright guidelines are around making course materials available for students? Come for one of our copyright workshops and have all your questions answered.

Please contact for more information.

"Happy Birthday" Song may be lying about its age...

  07/29/15 09:34 , Categories: Access Copyright


A California production company is challenging Warner Music's famous copyright claim to the "Happy Birthday" song. The latest discoveries suggest that the song may have been in the public domain already. The court battle continues, and Warner has a lot to lose with this one very popular song.


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