These Guidelines set out a short-form guide to assist in decision-making about copying. In situations of doubt, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. These guidelines are published by the Office of the Provost. Updated October 2022.
This resource provides a general overview of copyright law in Canada as it applies to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Toronto. It also provides answers to frequently asked questions. Updated October 2022.
The Copyright Roadmap is designed to assist in decision making when selecting resources and potentially copying material for use in teaching and research activities. Updated February 2020.
This Copyright Roadmap has been adapted into an interactive e-learning module to help strengthen learners' understanding of copyright. Any University of Toronto community member can access these modules through Quercus, course enrolment is not required. Updated November 2022.
This guide outlines the use of audiovisual material, including FAQs. It primarily serves to clarify the use of films and other audiovisual materials by students, student groups, and other campus organizations.
If you are interested in printing a course pack for students, there are a number of Access Copyright licensed copy shop options available to you:
Work with the University of Toronto Bookstore: The University works closely with the Bookstore to make course materials easy for students to find and purchase. The Bookstore is able to source and carry a variety of licensed materials in their physical stores and online, including new, used, print, and digital options. The U of T Bookstore also works with a licensed Access Copyright shop and is able to help you create and distribute custom course packs with readings from multiple sources. Contact their course material buyers for more information.
Select another Access Copyright licensed copy shop: Access Copyright maintains a list of copy shops in the Toronto area with a current license that may choose from.
School of Graduate Studies (SGS) resources
- Copyright Information related to the electronic thesis and dissertation (ETD) process
- Submit and Publish Your Thesis Research Guide
- Intellectual Property Guidelines for Graduate Students & Supervisors
Canadian copyright information
- Crown Copyright and Licensing
- Copyright Modernization Act
- Canadian Intellectual Property Office
- Copyright Board of Canada
PDAD&C memoranda and UTL memos
- Recent Access Copyright Decision and its Impact on the University of Toronto [PDAD&C #3, 2017-2018] July 19, 2017
- Guide to Library Course Reading Services December 16, 2013