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Copyright and Fair Dealing on Campus


Any photocopying and scanning from copyrighted works by students, faculty, staff and administrators must be limited to what is allowed under the Copyright Act of Canada with guidance from the Access Copyright Model Licence currently in force. In order to engage in the following activities with copyrighted works permission must be granted from the person or publisher who holds the copyright to the work:

  • Making photocopies to distribute to students;
  • Posting scanned copies in the Course Management System for students;
  • Making copies for inclusion in Course-packs.

Each individual faculty member, staff and student is expected to make every effort to respect the law and existing license agreements in their use of copyrighted materials for both personal and professional activities.