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Understanding Fair Dealing

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Fair dealing is an exception in the Copyright Act that allows for the use of copyright-protected works for specific purposes, such as education and research, as long as the use is fair. Knowing how to use fair dealing and judge fairness can be challenging. Check out Copyright@Waterloo for resources to help you understand copyright and the fair dealing exception, including:

Still have questions? Email copyright@uwaterloo.ca and our group of copyright specialists from across campus will give you answers.

Fair Dealing Week (February 26 – March 2, 2018)

Fair Dealing Week is an annual celebration of the rights provided to users of copyright-protected material under the fair dealing exception in the Copyright Act. Learn more and help us celebrate:

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