Royal Roads University
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(250) 391 2600 ext 4433
Here are some options:
Obtain permission from the copyright owner. For information on how to obtain permissions, click here or contact the Copyright Office.
Use material in the Public Domain, under licence through a Creative Commons or use Open Source material.
Provide students with a citation (rather than a copy or link)
Put original items (books, print journals) on Library Reserve for students to borrow. Click here to contact the library about placing material on course reserve.
Link to existing materials whenever possible. Linking to copyright materials does not violate copyright--when you are linking you are not making a copy. Ensure a new window is opened to display linked material (do not frame linked information within your web pages). For more information on creating stable links click here.
Reproduce the minimum amount of copyrighted work needed. Don't use more than one article from a single issue of a journal or more than one chapter from a book. For information on our Fair Dealing Policy click here.
Contact your Copyright Office at CopyrightOfficer@royalroads.ca