WLRC Module 4: Copyright, Fair Dealing and Author Rights


In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright and licensing, and the rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

  • copyright and licensing as they apply to publication
  • your rights as an author and tips on how to keep them
  • suggestions of helpful resources for publication
  • questionable publisher practices and how to avoid them

(Your attendance at this event will be recorded in your annual report documentation.)


Spring (or as requested)

When to take this

2nd-5th term (MSc/PhD)



Past events

August 30, 2017 [no slides available]


Copyright and Licensing Guide from University of Waterloo

"Check before you copy" poster [PDF]