Use these simple tools and resources to help you apply copyright in your day-to-day work at Brock.
Copyright for Instructors and Staff
CARL Open Copyright Course
This seven-module course from the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) provides an introduction to copyright as it applies in a university setting, with focus on copyright in teaching. Each module is available in English and French, and has a short video and an interactive quiz.
Cheat sheets and other tools
Sample Permissions Letter – use of material in a course
Sample Permissions Letter – use of material in a thesis
What can I post on Isaak/Sakai? – step-by-step flow chart
What can I do with articles from Library e-journals? – a simple guide for what can be done with articles from the Library’s e-journals and e-resources.
Resources on Canadian Copyright
Relevant Supreme Court Rulings –
- CCH Canadian Ltd. v. Law Society of Upper Canada (2004)
- Alberta (Education) v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright) (2012)
- Entertainment Software Association v. Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada (2012)
Copyright Board of Canada (includes copyright collective societies)
Canadian copyright: a citizen’s guide / Laura J. Murray & Samuel E. Trosow. Toronto: Between the Lines, 2013. (KE 2799.2 M87 2013)
The Copyright Pentalogy: how the Supreme Court of Canada shook the foundations of Canadian copyright law / edited by Michael Geist. (Ottawa): University of Ottawa Press, c2013. (KE 2799 C664 2013) Also available through UOP’s open access collection.