Be fair in using copyrighted materials!
The University recognizes Fair Dealing Week
The week of February 25, the University of Manitoba, along with other Canadian and American educational institutions, will recognize Fair Dealing / Fair Use Week.
Fair Dealing is a provision in Canada’s Copyright Act that grants an exception to copyright protection as long as the use is fair. It aims to strike a balance between the rights of the creator and the rights of the user, allowing for the use of a limited portion, or short excerpts, of the materials.
Faculty, instructors, students, librarians and support staff make use of Fair Dealing on a regular basis for educational, private study and research purposes. For instance, faculty or students copying a chapter or an article for research purposes may be exercising their Fair Dealing rights.
Want to learn more about fair dealing?
Talk to a fair dealing expert from the U of M Copyright Office.
Tuesday, February 26, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
1st Floor Fletcher Argue Hallway (approaching the Duff Roblin Tunnel)
Attend a presentation.
“Fair Dealing: Why it Matters”
Wednesday, February 27, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Icelandic Boardroom, 3rd Floor Elizabeth Dafoe Library
Contact the copyright office with your questions.
If you have questions about Fair Dealing or other aspects of copyright, contact um [dot] copyright [at] umanitoba [dot] ca
For general inquiries, contact the Copyright Office at um_copyright [at] umanitoba [dot] ca or 204-474-9607. Copyright Guidelines and other resources are available on the Copyright Office website.
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