Information Sheets

Research or Study

Posted on 12/1/2014

Private and Domestic Use

Posted on 1/28/2020
In this information sheet, we give an overview of copyright law as it applies to people who want to reproduce copies of text, photos, sound recordings and films they own for private or domestic use.

Quotes and Extracts

Posted on 1/17/2020
In this information sheet we give a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to using quotations and extracts from other people’s writing.

Geo-blocking, VPNs & Copyright

Posted on 11/7/2019
This information sheet gives a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to geo-blocking and virtual private networks (VPNs).

Fair Dealing: What Can I Use Without Permission

Posted on 1/30/2020
This information sheet outlines the fair dealing exceptions in the Copyright Act and how they apply.

Music: Use in Home Videos and Student Films

Posted on 11/19/2019
In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to the use of music in home videos and student films.

Books