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Copyright and your Thesis - Tuesday, November 7th Presentation

Join the university’s Copyright Coordinator to learn and ask questions about copyright and your thesis! Topics discussed will include:... (full story)

Copyright in Teaching – September 13th Presentation

Do you have copyright questions about your course materials? Please bring your lunch and join us at this overview presentation on “Copyright in Teaching,” which will be followed by a question and answer (Q & A) session. ... (full story)

Copyright in Teaching Presentation

Type: The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning - Fall Fortnight... (full story)

York University to Appeal Copyright Decision

On July 31, 2017, York University issued a statement announcing that it will appeal the Federal Court of Canada judgement in the matter of Access Copyright v. York University.... (full story)

University of Saskatchewan Copyright Office has Moved

The Copyright Office has moved. We are now located on the first floor of the Murray Library (Room 122.13 Murray Building - 3 Campus Drive).... (full story)

Federal Copyright Case Decision Released

On July 12, 2017, the Federal Court of Canada released its decision in the case that Access Copyright launched against York University in April 2013. The Court sided with Access Copyright on the key issues of the case.... (full story)

For Students: How to Find and Use Open Resources, and Release Your Own Work Openly

Join Jordan and Kate during Open Education Week and attend their session "For Students: How to Find and Use Open Resources, and Release Your Own Work Openly"... (full story)

Open Education Week 2017 from March 27 to 31, 2017

http://www.usask.ca/open/open-education-week.php... (full story)

Upcoming Event - Copyright in Teaching: What Can You Use?

with Ryan Banow & Kate Langrell                                   ... (full story)

The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness (GMCTE) Fortnight Event - Copyright in Teaching: What Can You Use?

The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness (GMCTE) Fortnight Event with Ryan Banow & Kate Langrell                                   ... (full story)

Update to U of S Copyright Policy

The university's Use of Materials Protected by Copyright policy has been revised (June 21, 2016) to reflect changes to the Canadian Copyright Act.  We encourage all members of the university community to review this policy.   ... (full story)

Changes to the Copyright Act come into effect today

As of today, November 7, 2012, the changes to the Copyright Act that were part of Bill C-11 come into effect.  The Copyright Act is the piece of federal legislation regarding copyright and allowable uses of material protected by copyright.  There has been an effort to reform and modernize the Copyright Act, including many failed attempts to pass new legislation, so today’s changes have been a long time coming.... (full story)

Important New Copyright Procedures for all Teaching Staff and Faculty

As a result of the June 2012 decision to remain outside Access Copyright, the University of Saskatchewan has been working to help ensure members of the university community are using copyright materials appropriately.  We would like to thank the university community for their support as we have undertaken these challenges over the past year.... (full story)

SCC Decisions a win for Fair Dealing

On July 12, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down five long-awaited decisions on cases dealing with copyright and fair dealing.  These decisions provide additional guidance and clarity on the application of fair dealing. Two of the five decisions directly treated different aspects of fair dealing. The court has reaffirmed its strong stance in the landmark CCH v Law Society of Upper Canada decision and the new decisions in Alberta (Education) v Access Cop... (full story)

The U of S will not sign the Access Copyright model license

Today, a memo (below) was distributed to all staff and faculty of the University of Saskatchewan regarding its decision toward the Access Copyright model license agreement as well as new copyright procedures to follow. (Click here for the official memo in PDF format)... (full story)

Bill C-11 Receives Royal Assent

Michael Geist has reported that Bill C-11 has received Royal Assent. The bill must now go through a series of new regulations and so the date it will come into effect has yet to be determined. ... (full story)

Bill C-11 passes 3rd reading at House of Commons

As ... (full story)