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Fall 2021 Copyright Info Sessions

York’s Copyright Support Office provides Copyright services to ALL faculty and administrative members at York University. Fall/Winter 2021-22 information sessions are being offered across the Keele and Glendon Campuses. Fall 2021 sessions will be delivered online. For all sessions simply email copy@yorku.ca to register. Information on the scheduled Zoom meeting will be emailed to you in advance […]

Changes to Moodle

As of December 27, 2014 faculty members or support staff will be required to identify the basis on which they are able to post a copyright-protected work to Moodle by selecting from a range of drop down options (e.g. permission was obtained from the copyright holder, York University Libraries’ licensed content, public domain, fair dealing, […]

Provisions of Bill C-11 were brought into force on November 7, 2012.

Many of the provisions of Bill C-11,The Copyright Modernization Act, came into effect on November 7, 2012. York's copyright website will be updated to reflect these changes over the coming weeks.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Copyright Office at copy@yorku.ca. - 07/11/2012

SCC Copyright Decisions (31/08/2012)

Vice-President Academic & Provost Patrick Monahan issued this announcement to the community: Recently the Supreme Court of Canada issued decisions on five copyright appeals that relate to a range of copyright issues.  These decisions broaden the Copyright Act’s fair dealing provision for materials copied while providing reasonable safeguards for the owners of those works.  This […]

Updates in Copyright Practices

In 2012 the Supreme Court of Canada issued five decisions that relate to a range of copyright issues and many of the provisions of Bill C-11, The Copyright Modernization Act, came into effect. These events introduced changes that are far reaching for educational institutions. York’s copyright website is being updated to reflect these developments. Our […]

17/07/2012 - Update on Fair Dealing and Bill C-11

Supreme Court of Canada's Decisions on Fair Dealing On July 12, 2012, a series of Supreme Court of Canada rulings on copyright were announced. These decisions broaden the Copyright Act's fair dealing provision for materials copied for classroom use. We will be providing practical guidance on how these changes have an impact on your copying […]

29/05/2012 - York will not enter into AC licence agreement

Vice-President Academic & Provost Patrick Monahan, acting president of York University, issued this announcement to the community: After careful review, a decision has been made that York University will not be entering into the  Access Copyright licence agreement that was negotiated by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC). Along with several other […]

Notice to Faculty & Staff on Course Packs

As you have been advised, York University’s licence with Access Copyright to make copies of published materials ended on August 31, 2011. Since that time the necessary steps have been taken to implement the Fair Dealing Guidelines and transition to a copying regime outside of the licence, but within the ambit of the Copyright Act. […]

Feb. & March, 2012 Copyright Information Sessions

The Learning Technology Services (LTS), UIT is hosting a series of Q & A sessions regarding recent changes in copying practices at York University. Join us at one of our group sessions. These information sessions will be conducted by Patricia Lynch, York University's Copyright Officer, and will focus on how to identify and manage copyright […]

Register for January, 2012 Copyright Sessions

The eServices Office is hosting a series of information sessions regarding recent changes in copying practices at York University. Join us at one of our group sessions. These sessions will allow you to discuss any questions you may have on copying for your classroom or office use and course websites with York University’s Copyright Officer, Patricia […]