WLRC Module 4: Copyright, Fair Dealing and Author Rights


(recommended you complete this session during 2nd-5th term of your MSc/PhD) 

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]