Upcoming workshops and education sessions to help faculty, staff, and students understand the appropriate use of copyrighted material at UBC. To see a listing of past events, please visit the Copyright Education Calendar at UBC Events.

Vancouver Campus:

Copyright Workshop Series

Okanagan Campus:

To learn more about the Okanagan campus Centre for Scholarly Communication and upcoming workshops, visit our website. Questions? Contact

Okanagan Campus, Centre for Scholarly Communication Copyright Workshops

Copyright for Thesis Writing

November 14, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM in COM 311, Okanagan campus

Are you ready to begin or in the midst of writing your thesis? Are you using images, tables, or sections from published work in your thesis? Do you have concerns about how copyright laws could delay your thesis submission? In this workshop, you will learn:

  • to inspect your thesis for copyright compliance
  • to identify copyright material and whether you need permissions
  • about creative commons licenses
  • about using material from online resources
  • about author rights

The last segment of the workshop will include an opportunity for you to ask copyright questions about your thesis. Bring your thesis or other work you need guidance on. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines.

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Manage Your Rights to Make Your Publications Widely Available

December 3, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM in LIB 111, Okanagan campusIf you are preparing an article for publication, you will want to read the publishing agreement carefully to understand copyright and your author rights. You will also need to understand funder open access policies if you are publishing grant-funded research. This workshop guides you through key points related to author rights, copyright, and open access mandates. Suitable for graduate students and faculty from all disciplines. Bring your laptop for this hands-on workshop.

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