Important Notice to UG faculty and staff regarding recent copyright developments - August 2nd, 2012
All universities and libraries in Canada are required to comply with Canadian Copyright Law, and with the Universal and Berne International copyright conventions to which Canada is signatory. In practical terms, this means that any copying of materials by University faculty, staff or students, regardless of format, is subject to certain limits and restrictions.
UofG Library & Copyright
- Copyright Guidelines
A general guide to copyright in the University of Guelph Library.
- Copyright Frequently Asked Questions
- Fair Dealing Policy for Universities (PDF – 18kb)
This Fair Dealing Policy was developed and approved by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. It provides guidance on making copies of copyright-protected works in accordance with the fair dealing exception in the Copyright Act and relevant Supreme Court decisions.
- Copyright Guide For Instructors (PDF – 150kb)
A guide to making copies for instructional purposes, based on the Fair Dealing Policy for Universities, and other relevant exceptions in the Copyright Act.
Online Resources on Copyright