The “go-to bible” Copyright Matters! for educators on copyright issues in the classroom was a collaborative effort of CMEC and the Canadian School Boards Association. The fourth edition was punished in 2016. You can find the french version as well here: Le droit d’auteur ça compte!
The best resource for Copyright information can be found here: http://www.copyrightdecisiontool.ca/
Recently, publishing companies have been pushing against removing Fair Dealing in the upcoming review of the Copyright Act 2017. We at CSBA believe that it is crucial that the federal government do not re-open or amend the fair dealing provision as part of this review process.
Additional documentation regarding our advocacy efforts for Fair Dealing:
- Why Fair Dealing is Not Destroying Canada Publishing
- Summary Position
- A CSBA letter to Honourable Joly and Honourable Bains where we specifically defend fair dealing – the right for educators to use copyright protected material at no costs.
- A CSBA letter outlining and addressing the proposed options made by the Copyright Review Board of Canada.
- The access copyright fight against transactional licensing – article by Michael Geist