Frequently asked questions

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Everything you ever wanted to know about copyright but were afraid to ask! The links below provide you with general information about the Canadian Copyright Act and how it affects your work within the University. In addition to this FAQ, and for more detailed information on specific topics, please see the links on the left side of this page and the resources listed in question 5.3 below.

2. Copyright in the classroom

How you and your students can use other people's copyright material in your presentations and in class.

5. Copyright contacts and resources

Who's available to help you with copyright issues at University of Waterloo and other useful resources.