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Copyright, Course Materials and YOU!

A session about the copyright considerations in selecting and creating course materials


Chabriol Colebatch LLB, Copyright Co-ordinator/Legal Advisor, Brock University


Copyright rules and procedures at universities have confused faculty, instructors and lawyers for years. Recent copyright developments have resulted in changes to the ways faculty and instructors use copyright materials as well as increased scrutiny over Brock's copyright practices. This session will help faculty and instructors better understand the copyright issues involved in their work and will enable them to make sure that their materials do not infringe copyright.


Different copyright considerations which can affect your use of textbooks, course packs, electronic materials, print reserves etc


Copyright issues should you think about when creating PowerPoint slides?

How can you get permission to use copyright materials?

What alternatives do you have if you can't get permission (or just don't have the time)?

Who is available on campus to assist you with these issues?


For dates of upcoming copyright sessions and biweekly Lunch and Learn sessions (BYO lunch) go to

Copyright sessions are jointly sponsored by CPI and the Library.

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Uploaded on February 29, 2012