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Copyright for Students

Information for students at Centennial College about respecting copyright, library licenses, navigating eReserves and protecting their intellectual property.

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General Inquiries:

Shelby Thaysen
Progress Campus
416-289-5000 ext. 5418


Gosha Trzaski
Senior Library Technician
Progress Campus
416-289-5000 ext. 5406





Welcome to the Centennial College

Copyright Guide for Students


This guide contains general information about respecting Canadian copyright law, educational exceptions to copyright infringement, protecting your intellectual property as a student and Centennial's copyright policies. It does not constitute legal advice. Please contact us if you have any additional questions or concerns.


This guide includes information about:

  • What is copyright?
  • Appropriate Use of Course Materials
  • Information for Creators
  • Copyright Compliant Image Sources
  • Copyright Infringement & Academic Honesty
  • eReserves, Electronic Reserves Lists
  • Frequently Asked Questions
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