Copyright & Fair Dealing

Situated in the library and working closely with Queen’s University Legal Counsel, the Copyright Advisory Office (CAO) is dedicated to educating, supporting and engaging Queen’s faculty, students and staff in matters pertaining to the relationship between copyright, access to knowledge and learning, teaching, research and scholarly communications. 

Copyright & Education

Copyright & Research



Federal Court Decision on Copyright

On July 12, 2017, Access Copyright, (a collective representing creators and publishers in Canada) won a lawsuit in the Federal Court against York University.

This is a complex case, and the Federal Court’s decision could have broad implications for the post-secondary sector.  

The logo for the 2017 ABC Copyright Conference
ABC Copyright Conference begins tomorrow!

The 2017 ABC Copyright Conference hosted by Queen’s University will be held at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre from Thursday, June 29 to Friday, June 30, 2017.

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