Library Research Guides
The purpose of this guide is to assist faculty in making informed decisions about working with copyrighted materials.
For more information about copyright and how if applies to your courses email Faculty Liaison Librarian, Meg Tyrell.
The Copyright Act makes several exceptions to allow for the use of copyright-protected works in an educational setting. Unless otherwise set out in a license agreement, the rules for using copyright-protected materials at Mohawk College are as follows:
When selecting course readings, faculty have several options in terms of determining what can be shared:
Sharing audiovisual content, such as films and audio files, is complicated in terms of copyright. Faculty can directly link to legally posted content (i.e. from YouTube) or link to videos available through Mohawk College Library.
Commercial streaming platforms such as Crave, Disney Plus and Netflix are licensed for individual/ personal use.
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