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Copyright at Douglas College 

We are here to help you navigate Canadian copyright law and learn how to legally use materials.

Douglas College recognizes the need to balance the benefits of sharing ideas for educational purposes with ensuring just compensation for an author's work. 


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College Use of Copyrighted Works Policy (A01)

Understand your rights and responsibilities under the Douglas College Copyright Policy.  


Fair Dealing

Learn about Douglas College's fair dealing guidelines and how much you can copy for educational purposes.  


Educational Exceptions

Use educational exceptions in the Copyright Act to share materials with students in your classroom.  


The information in this resource should not be considered legal advice. The purpose of this guide is to provide Douglas College faculty and students with general information about copyright.