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Everything tagged: Copyright

Consultations on Copyright and Online Intermediaries

Online intermediaries include Internet service providers, cloud storage services, web hosting services, social media and other public content-sharing platforms and search engines.

News April 14, 2021 


Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (Spring 2021)

An update on recent activities of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA).

News April 10, 2021 


Library Community Response to Consultation on Copyright Term Extension

CARL today released a joint response, with CFLA, to the Government of Canada’s Consultation Paper on copyright term extension.

News March 29, 2021 


CFLA Copyright Committee Update (February 2021)

An update on the current activities of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) Copyright Committee

News March 22, 2021 


Survey On Impacts of Copyright Term Extension on Libraries

CFLA’s Copyright Committee Term Extension Working Group is looking for data and stories about how copyright extension might impact libraries.

News February 12, 2021 


Consultation on the Implementation of CUSMA Extension to Canadian Copyright Terms

The Government of Canada today announced the launch a public consultation on how to implement a copyright term extension.

News February 11, 2021 


Library and GLAM Sector Submissions to 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations

Library and GLAM sector organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.

News January 4, 2021 


CFLA Issues Guidance for Canadian Libraries on Copyright and Online Storytimes

Online storytime typically relies on the use of copyright-protected materials, therefore, librarians must consider copyright legislation and whether permission, a license, or use of the fair dealing exception is required. This guideline describes these options, and provides an example of a fair dealing analysis for an early literacy-focused storytime.

News May 8, 2020 


CFLA Issues Fair Dealing Guidance for Canadian Libraries During the Time of COVID-19

This guidance document is meant to provide clarity to support libraries in considering copyright as they provide services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News May 4, 2020 


CFLA Election Priorities and the 2019 Ministerial Mandate Letters

The ministerial mandate letters released today by the Prime Minister include policy objectives for several ministers which touch on and support the recommendations from the library community.

Blog December 13, 2019