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Copyright Facts for Librarians

This post examines key copyright facts for librarians. As gatekeepers to content and information, librarians play a vital role in understanding and helping apply copyright law in their libraries and organizations. Although copyright law is not always straightforward, these copyright […]

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Book on Canadian Copyright Law

Canadian Copyright Law, Fourth Edition Canadian Copyright Law, Fourth Edition is your guide to protecting and using Canadian content in Canada and around the globe. If your content is available

Orphan Works in Canada: Unlocatable Copyright Owners

Identifying or locating a copyright owner to request permission to use their work is not always easy. The U.S. has no provision in its Copyright Act to allow

Copyright risk management as key to copyright compliance – a short checklist

Learning to manage one's copyright risks is never easy. Below are six steps you can take to manage your day-to-day copyright issues. Copyright literacy awareness and education are

Are You the Go-To Copyright Person?

Many times I hear my students say they've become the “go-to” person at work for copyright issues, regardless of whether they're librarians, library directors, information managers or architects,

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