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Copyright at Conestoga

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 the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), helpful in determining how you can utilize copyright-protected material.


An image that reads: "All rights reserved" and "Some rights reserved"Do you have a copyright question and you are not sure who to talk to? Then send our Copyright team an email!

Your Rights as a Copyright Owner

Did you know that you are a copyright owner? Many people do not think they are copyright owners. However, if you take pictures with your camera or write papers for class assignments, then you are a copyright owner. Yes, even the papers you write for class are copyright protected.

To learn more about your rights as a copyright owner, please read Copyright and Moral Rights in Works from the Copyright Act.

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