As a student at Bishop's University you can use copyright-protected works without getting permission as long as you follow the Fair Dealing provisions set out in the Canadian Copyright Act. Personal copies can be used for your own private study or research, classroom presentations and handouts, and on Moodle.
Please note: Bishop's University is not liable for any infringing copies made or communicated by students, including copies made using University photocopiers and scanners.
What can I copy?
Up to 10% of a printed work or:
For the overwhelming majority of the Library's databases, you may make print and electronic copies for personal use. Please note that these electronic resources are not covered by fair dealing, but rather by licence agreements with the various publishers and vendors. Please contact a librarian if you have further questions.
For materials found in the Library's electronic databases the following is permitted:
For other electronic and audiovisual materials the following is permitted:
What is not permitted:
Special thanks to Royal Roads University for the use of their Copyright for Students page.
From the Bishop's University Academic Calendar:
Plagiarism is a kind of academic dishonesty in which an individual uses the work of another without appropriate acknowledgement. Plagiarism includes but is not limited to the following practices:
The following practices related to plagiarism are also prohibited: