What is Copyright in Canada?

Copyright can be confusing, the rules are not black and white, things are constantly changing. This website is meant to give you a general overview of the things you can and cannot do when teaching or studying here at St. Lawrence College. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at copyright@sl.on.ca or ext. 1113 and we would be happy to help you.

Video from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

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Students: Visit the Copyright Page to learn more.

Faculty: Visit the Faculty Toolkit to learn more.

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This guide has been adapted from the CLO Learning Portal Faculty Copyright Toolkit.

Thank you to the many Ontario Colleges who shared their Copyright information and examples with us.

This site was designed solely for informational purposes for St. Lawrence College faculty, staff and students. All other users are encouraged to check and confirm the information with their institution(s). This site is prepared by library staff and is not reviewed by legal counsel.