Copyright for Information Professionals


INF2250H — Copyright for Information Professionals

This course provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of Canadian copyright law and how it is applied in the policies and practices of cultural heritage institutions (libraries, archives, and museums) in a time of rapid technological change. After considering the rationales for copyright, the course examines the structure and key provisions of the Canadian Copyright Act, before going on to explore selected copyright issues that are currently confronting policy makers and courts.

Notes: Previously INF2302H: Special Topics in Information: Copyright for Information Professionals. It is a regular course effective September 1, 2021.