The following peer-reviewed article was published online earlier today.
Serena Henderson, M.Ed.
Prof. Rory McGreal
Dr. Viviane Vladimirschi
Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research
Vol 13 No 2 (2018)
Information about the acceptance by Canadian higher education institutions (HEI) of the Access Copyright (AC) licence is important for educators, though only a minority of HEI in Canada have opted in to the licence. Furthermore, the copyright “pentalogy,” the five major decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) and its interpretation of fair dealing, are relevant for institutions, faculty, and students. Many Canadian universities and colleges/institutes adopted the Universities Canada (UC) guidelines on fair dealing, while some adopted the six factors as stated by the SCC as their guidelines. In some cases, institutions have not adopted any policy or guidelines for any aspect of copyright. This paper investigates these issues to provide one perspective on the behaviour Canadian HEI exhibit in their adherence to AC and their use of policy and guidelines at their respective institutions
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