Conestoga facilitates access to print, media, and electronic resources to support and enrich learning, teaching, and research in compliance with the following:
All copying, selling, or distribution of print (books, articles, periodicals), media, or electronic resources in which copyright subsists shall comply with the guidelines/limits provided in the documents above, as well as other relevant federal and provincial laws and/or regulations and all applicable College policies.
Conestoga respects the rights of copyright owners and shall not deliberately copy, sell, distribute, or use any print or electronic materials, without explicit permission from the copyright owner, or in compliance with one of the aforementioned guiding documents.
You may also find Guidelines for the Use of Copyrighted Material, compiled by Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), helpful in determining how you can utilize copyright-protected material.
Below are a list of the different copyright educational opportunities offered at Conestoga. Choose the one that best suits your learning style and schedule.
Workshops designed to expand your understanding of copyright, as well as highlight resources available from the Library.
On July 12, 2017, a judgement was issued in the Access Copyright v. York University case. The Federal Court Judge ruled that:
For more information on the case: