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COPYRIGHT information for faculty

The copying and use of all materials at Capilano University – including the posting of material to Moodle – is governed by the Canadian Copyright Act, guided by the University's Fair Dealing (Copyright) Policy, and (in the case of subscribed electronic resources) regulated by individual licenses.

Please ensure that the posting of any file (document, image, etc.) to Moodle complies with copyright or licensing requirements.

Best practice is to link to the original material when able. This includes to material available on the Internet and to material in licensed resources. To learn how to create a persistent link to licensed material, see this instructional video or contact your liaison librarian.

Quick FAQs:

Can I post items scanned from copyright protected print materials in Moodle?

Can I post the electronic version of an article retrieved from a Library research database or subscription journal in Moodle?

For more FAQs and additional information, consult Capilano University’s Copyright guide or contact copyright@capilanou.ca.