Books Founder Lesley Ellen Harris has published nine books (including editions) on Canadian copyright, digital copyright, licensing digital content and more. Providing an informed, unbiased and global perspective on the topic of copyright, Lesley Ellen Harris is one of today’s foremost copyright messengers!

Featured books & where to purchase:


Canadian Copyright Law

Purchase from Amazon.caAmazon.comBarnes & Nobles

Canadian Copyright Law is “an excellent text written from the Canadian perspective.” The Globe and Mail

“A useful reference, this book could save speechwriters, screenwriters, all writers much grief, and lawyer fees” The Hill Times

“Excellent book.” University of British Columbia, University-Industry Liaison Office


Licensing Digital Content: A Practical Guide for Librarians, 2nd ed.

“Harris’ book has become the standard for libraries and has yet to have an equal published that is either as useful or as clear.” — ARBA Online

“Your book was my bible as I started this position almost 5 years ago.” Will Stuivenga, Project Manager, Statewide Database Licensing, Washington State Library, Olympia, WA USA

“Harris provides an excellent global perspective on licensing. In addition to providing practical resources for negotiating and organizing licensing information, she brings expertise in copyright law, an area that can involve some of the most confusing elements associated with electronic content acquisition.” The Librarian’s Guide to Negotiation, Winning Strategies for the Digital Age, by Beth Ashmore, Jill E. Grogg and Jeff Weddle.

Digital Property: Currency of the 21st Century

(McGraw-Hill Ryerson, out of print)

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