Copyright Guidelines & Requirements


The Guidelines offer more detailed information concerning each of the questions in Western’s Copyright Decision Map. Expand the Guidelines menu at the left to view the collection of available guidelines. 


The Canadian Copyright Act serves to strike an equitable balance between creator rights and user rights. We at Western must be aware of the privileges extended to us as knowledge creators as well as our obligations when we employ the work of others in our research, teaching and learning.

Creative Commons LicenceUnless otherwise indicated, content on Western's copyright website is licensed under
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence.

Created 12/01/2013