Photoduplication, copyright info
Copyright information is provided by Access, The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency. For more information about copyright, please visit www.accesscopyright.ca.
How much I am permitted to copy under the license?
Under the license, you can copy up to 10% of a published work, or the following, whichever is greater:
- An entire newspaper article or page
- An entire article from a periodical issue
- An entire poem, short story, play or essay from a book or periodical containing other works
- An entire report of a legal case from a periodical or volume
- An entire chapter of a book which is 20% or less of the books entirety
- An entire reproduction of an artistic work from a book or periodical containing other published works
What I am not permitted to copy under the license?
- Unpublished works, workbooks, newsletters, business case studies, government publications, musical work in print for and works reproduced on slides or other transparencies are not covered under the license.
- Works in which the copyright no longer exists in Canada, works in which copyright is owned by the Library Board or the person making the copies, instruction manuals, letters to the editor and advertisements.
- All works published outside of the following countries are excluded: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States of America.
Who can copy under the license?
The patrons of a library may make copies on a self-serve basis. The staff of the board or a library for internal and administrative use or for a patron if the library does not offer self-serve copiers, or due to a physical disability the patron is unable to use the copier. Copies may also be sent to patrons by mail, personal delivery, commercial courier or fax if a patron is unable to attend in person at the library. You may also send copies via mail, personal delivery, commercial courier or fax to a qualifying institution.
How many copies can I make?
The license authorities making one copy for each student in a class and two for each professor. It also authorizes the school to make copies for administrative purposes.
Can I sell copies?
The sale of copies is prohibited unless reported and paid for through your school.
What are the authorized uses?
The agreement authorizes making copies for the purpose of education or recreation only. It does not extend to copies make for use in association with political activities or commercial products or services.
For more detailed information on copyright and answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see the "Copyright FAQ for University of Toronto Instructors [PDF]" document, provided by the Office of Teaching Advancement.