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Copyright Educational Resources

This Guide provides the UBC community with comprehensive educational resources on a variety of copyright considerations

Copyright @ UBC

Welcome to Copyright @ UBC's Educational Resources Guide.

The information provided here has been compiled by UBC Librarians and is meant to be educational in nature. Please refer to for additional information on copyright requirements at UBC including:

Copyright Requirements for Faculty and Staff

  • set’s out UBC’s requirements regarding copyright, which  faculty members and staff must adhere to in order to comply with copyright laws.

Fair Dealing Requirements for Faculty and Staff

  • These Fair Dealing Requirements only deal with copying by faculty members and staff of UBC within the fair dealing exception to copyright infringement provided under the Copyright Act.

Fair Dealing in Practice

  • These notes are intended to clarify the application of the Fair Dealing Requirements to copying in a variety of different contexts, including teaching, research, learning management systems, and more.

UBC Copyright Guidelines

  • supplements the Copyright Requirements for UBC Faculty and Staff and provides a basic summary of copyright law, as well as guidance on best practices and information to help you understand what you can and cannot do with copyrighted works

Copyright FAQs for Instructors, Students, and Staff (as well as a basic FAQ)

  • provides answers to common questions UBC community members may have regarding the use of copyrighted materials