Rights & Permissions Service

The Scholarly Communications & Copyright Office provides a Rights & Permissions Service to assist UBC faculty and instructors with course-related copyright permissions. Services include: Copyright Permissions Obtaining and tracking course-related copyright permissions and transactional licenses for faculty and instructors Processing Items in Library Online Course Reserves Ensuring that all requests for copyrighted materials in the […]

Copyright Consultations & Course Support

Members of the Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office are available to work one-on-one with the university community to ensure that teaching and instructional materials are copyright compliant. Services include: Copyright Consultations Provision of information on topics related to copyright compliance for the university community (email, phone, and in-person). Copyright Drop-in Clinics Weekly drop-in clinics where […]

The Writers’ Union of Canada writes to the University. See the President’s response.

The Writers’ Union of Canada writes to the University.  See the President’s response.

Course Pack prices significantly reduced

Significant cost reductions achieved on student course packs. Read More

Public Domain guide is now live

UBC’s new Public Domain guide is now live. Read More

Copyright Basics FAQ updated

The Copyright Basics FAQ has been updated to reflect Supreme Court of Canada decisions and the Copyright Modernization Act. Read More

Theses and Dissertations Guide updated

UBC’s updated Theses and Dissertations guide is now live. Read More

Broadcast E-mail: Update on Copyright Resources and CWL Terms of Use

CWL account holders are being notified and asked to review and acknowledge updated information.  Read More

Information about SOCAN and Re:Sound Fees

Music played at UBC for non-educational purposes may require a licence from SOCAN and/or Re:Sound. Read More

Campus Classroom Frequently Asked Questions updated

The Campus Classroom FAQ has been updated to reflect certain provisions of C-11 (the Copyright Modernization Act) and recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions. Read More