Welcome to Copyright@Waterloo!
Copyright at Waterloo is the central hub for copyright information at the University of Waterloo. This site is updated and maintained by the Copyright Advisory Committee. We are committed to providing copyright-related support and guidance to faculty, staff, and students. If you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For copyright guidance that pertains to you, please navigate to one of the following areas:
- Nov. 25, 2022Copyright term changes to life plus 70 years
As of December 30, 2022, the copyright term in Canada will be changing from author's life plus 50 years to the author's life plus 70 years. This change was made as part of Bill C-19, the Budget Implementation Act, and is required by Canada's obligations under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).
- June 27, 2022Website redesign complete
Our website has been redesigned to make it easier to use. The Copyright Advisory Committee welcomes your feedback; please fill out the website feedback form or reach out to Lauren Byl, copyright & licensing librarian with your thoughts.
Content has been arranged into three streams:
- May 31, 2022Copyright@Waterloo website redesign
On June 27, content on the Copyright@Waterloo website will be rearranged to improve ease of use. The Copyright Advisory Committee welcomes your feedback on the changes described below; please fill out the website feedback form or reach out to Lauren Byl, copyright & licensing librarian with your thoughts.