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uAlberta Opening Up Copyright Instructional Modules: An Update

The team behind the University of Alberta’s Opening Up Copyright instructional modules is pleased to share an update on the series along with several new openly licensed modules and renewed opportunities to contribute.


News January 28, 2019 

Call for Proposals: ABC Copyright Conference 2019

Theme: Negotiating Copyright: Local, National and Global Contexts.


News December 1, 2018 

CARL Releases Statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

“We believe that a term of copyright of life plus 50 years is adequate to reward rights holders and beneficiaries, while balancing the benefits that a robust public domain has for Canada’s knowledge-based economy.”


News October 10, 2018 

CFLA Releases Position Statement on Modernizing Crown Copyright

CFLA-FCAB recommends that Parliament eliminate Crown copyright on all publicly accessible government works or make those works openly licensed by default (e.g., using a Creative Commons licence).


News September 28, 2018 

GLAM Sector Submissions on Copyright Act Review

Recommendations in similar areas of interest: Copyright override, Crown Copyright, Fair dealing, Indigenous Knowledge, Orphan works, Technological Protection Measures (TPM), and Term Extentions.


News September 9, 2018 

Highlights from New Ministerial Mandate Letters

Highlights from ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.


Blog August 30, 2018 

House of Commons Copyright Act Review Committee Announces Dates for Cross-Canada Hearings

The committee will hold formal hearings and public, open-mic sessions for the statutory review of the Copyright Act in cities across Canada next week.


News May 3, 2018 

CFLA Releases Position Statement on Indigenous Knowledge and Copyright

CFLA-FCAB recommends that the Copyright Act respect, affirm and recognize Indigenous peoples ownership of their traditional and living respective Indigenous knowledge.


News May 2, 2018 

Creative Commons Certificate Program Open for Registration

The program provides an-in depth study of Creative Commons licenses and open practices.


News April 14, 2018 

House of Commons Committee Launches Copyright Act Review

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology outlined its plans for the review of the Copyright Act.


News April 9, 2018