Copyright Consortium Develops On-line Copyright Decision Tool

Posted: February 12, 2018

To help educators determine whether copying requires copyright permission or is permitted without permission because it falls within the Fair Dealing Guidelines, an on-line tool developed by the Copyright Consortium of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) is now available:

Copyright Decision Tool

Teachers should know the Fair Dealing Guidelines and understand the extent of “a short excerpt.” All educators should have a copy of Copyright Matters!, a helpful handbook to explain education and copyright issues.