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Information about respecting Canadian copyright law in your work at Centennial.


Welcome to the Centennial College

Copyright Guide

This guide contains general information about respecting Canadian copyright law, special formats, obtaining clearance, and Centennial's copyright policies. It does not constitute legal advice. Please contact us if you have any additional questions or concerns.

Copyright @ Centennial Course

New! Copyright Literacy Course and Resource Hub Launches in eCentennial!

Copyright Services Librarian, Shelby Stinnissen, aims to support all faculty and staff across the college in copyright literacy and education through this online course in eCentennial.


Copyright @ Centennial consists of 7 self-paced modules, copyright resources, and a calendar events for upcoming live copyright information sessions. Participants can earn a certificate of completion upon passing the final quiz, and are welcome return to the shell anytime to reference the fantastic resources and tools. 



Faculty and staff can access the course

on eCentennial by clicking "Copyright @ Centennial "

from the Faculty Resources table.

Or by following this link.


Upcoming Sessions

Copyright @ Centennial Information Webinars

Join Copyright Services Librarian, Shelby Stinnissen, for a one-hour session about copyright.

This session will help you understand the basics of copyright and point you to further resources about the use of copyright-protected works in your teaching, learning, research and work at the college.

Whether you are new to learning about copyright, or are simply in need of a refresher, all are welcome.


Date Time Location
Register Here Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Webinar


eReserves: Get Started!

Take advantage of high-quality library resources and open educational resources (OER) to connect your students with their course materials online at no cost.

Enhance your students’ learning experience by removing the barriers of textbook costs and availability through this seamless online course materials list.

In this one hour session, you will be guided through everything you need to know about the library’s electronic course reserve service (eReserves).

Join us to find out more and get hands-on support getting started.

Date Time Location
Register Here Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  Webinar
Register Here Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Webinar


Ask us about...


  • Copyright permissions for your course readings
  • Fair Dealing 
  • Finding and using videos, music and images while respecting copyright
  • Giving credit to creators 
  • Author rights
  • Open Education and Open Access
  • And more...

Contact us


General Inquiries:

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


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




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