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Fair Dealing Week 2020

What is fair dealing?

You probably make use of fair dealing every day without even realizing it, whether emailing a news article to a friend, using a clip from a song, using a copyrighted image on social media, or quoting passages from a book when writing an essay.  Activities such as these are not considered to be copyright infringement – in fact, the ability for users to make copies for specific purposes is an integral part of the Canadian Copyright Act.

Every year libraries and educational institutions across North America celebrate the rules that allow sharing of portions of published works for research and education. In celebration of Fair Dealing Week 2020 please join us for one of the following events!

More information on Fair Dealing in Canada!

Date Time Location Event
Feb 25, Tuesday 10:00am - 11:00am Harriet Irving Library, Board Room #206

Essential Copyright Exceptions for Students and Staff

We will be examining the exceptions beyond fair dealing that students can use in the course of their education. These exceptions are also essential knowledge for instructors, librarians, and staff who advise and assist students. This webinar will cover four main topics: user-generated content, image use, theses, and issues raised by e-textbooks.

Feb 25, Tuesday 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Hans W. Klohn Common,

Room #107

Copyright and Scholarly Publishing

Images are playing an increasingly prevalent role in every facet of our digital expression. This session will explore the effectiveness, sourcing and evaluation of images for personal and professional use. In celebration of Fair Dealing Week in Canada, we will practice the skills presented in the session by applying some of the rules of the Canadian Copyright Act and how to properly (and legally) use others’ works in our own.

Feb 26, Wednesday 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Harriet Irving Library,

Milham Room #100

A not-so-painful way to learn Copyright basics

Learn to recognize some of the basic rules around sharing and distributing published works with a rousing hand of the Canadian Copyright Card Game!

Cancelled due to weather conditions —to be rescheduled

 

Harriet Irving Library,

Learning Lab Room #112

Copyright and Scholarly Publishing — to be rescheduled

Images are playing an increasingly prevalent role in every facet of our digital expression. This session will explore the effectiveness, sourcing and evaluation of images for personal and professional use. In celebration of Fair Dealing Week in Canada, we will practice the skills presented in the session by applying some of the rules of the Canadian Copyright Act and how to properly (and legally) use others’ works in our own. RSVP