In your workplace, do you do any of the following?
- Compile media reviews from newspaper articles.
- Distribute articles from specialized periodicals to members of a research team.
- Make a chapter of a book available on your company intranet so that your co-workers can read it.
- Copy articles or book excerpts available on websites such as Érudit, Eureka.cc and Repère.
- Copy dramatic works (plays) for rehearsal or study purposes.
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need copying permission!
The Copyright Act
contains a limited number of exceptions that allow works to be copied without permission from the copyright owner or the licensing agency representing the copyright owner.
The cost and terms of the copying licences issued by Copibec are based on the user’s operations, copying volume, number of employees and target audience as well as the duration of the permission granted.