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Copyright questions.

Unsure about copyright at U of M?

Here are three ways to have your questions answered

September 4, 2019 — 

We could all use help from time to time. Here’s how to ensure you’re clear on copyright.

1. Attend a copyright information session. Each 30-minute session covers

  • Fair dealing and the UM Copyright Guidelines
  • Copyright compliance of journals, book excerpts, and text works posted to UM Learn
  • Use of photos, artwork, and figures into lecture slides and handouts
  • How to access and interpret license use for e-Resources accessible through UML
  • Creative Commons licenses; Search strategies, license types, attributions

Where: Ft. Garry Campus, 307 Tier Building

When: Wednesday, September 18    11:45 am – 12:30 pm

            Monday, September 23          12:30 – 1:15 pm

            Thursday, October 3   1:00 – 1:45 pm


2. Take the UM Copyright Tutorial on UM Learn

  • Eight modules, under 3 minutes each. Watch them any time, in any order
  • Get the basics on everything from fair dealing to managing your own copyright

Most faculty and instructors are pre-enrolled and can access the program at this link : U of M Copyright Tutorial – UM Learn log in  

If the course doesn’t open for you, follow these steps to self-register

  • Log in to UM Learn
  • Select “Self-Registration” from the menu at the top of the page
  • Select “Copyright Tutorial” from the list of available courses
  • Return to UM Learn homepage and find the tutorial under “My courses”


3.  Contact Copyright Solutions

A service dedicated to supporting U of M faculty and instructors in the use of copyright protected works for educational purposes. We are here to help.


U of M Copyright Office

203 Allen Building

204-474-9607 / 7277 





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