Copyright Education

Copyright at UBC provides workshops and educational materials on copyright and intellectual property, including:

  • copyright resources through the Copyright at UBC website
  • custom workshops and training for faculty, staff, and students
  • updates and Q&As at faculty departmental meetings

Members of the team are available to speak on copyright compliance at departmental meetings and committee meetings. Schedule a workshop or presentation or departmental visit by email.

Copyright Consultation

Provides copyright consultation & support

Our Librarians are available to work one-on-one with the university community to ensure their teaching and instructional materials are copyright compliant.

Send your question or request for a consultation by email.

Rights & Permissions

Provides assistance with course-related copyright permissions for faculty and instructors, including via the Syllabus Service

Syllabus Service

Starting in September 2019, the Permissions Unit is now supporting the Syllabus Service, making it even easier for instructors to share course readings with students. Learn more here.

Rights & 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 (LOCR)
Ensures that all requests for copyrighted materials in the Library Online Course Reserves system are processed uniformly according to the requirements and guidelines of the University

Records Management
Maintains records of all permissions and transactional licenses undertaken by the Office

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