Fair Dealing Decision Tool

Fair Dealing Decision Tool

Fair Dealing Decision Tool

Date posted: November 28, 2016

The Fair Dealing Decision Tool is a new Canadian website that guides teachers through the process of deciding if they can use print materials, artistic works or audiovisual materials without getting copyright permission. Under the fair dealing provision of the Copyright Act, teachers are allowed to use “short excerpts” of copyright-protected material for students in their classes without obtaining permission from the copyright holder or paying copyright royalty fees.

Click here for a copy of the latest edition of Copyright Matters! Some Key Questions & Answers for Teachers.

Note: Copying, scanning, or printing materials intended for one time use, such as workbooks, is not allowed. This does not apply to reproducibles which are developed to be copied for educational use.

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