Users and creators of copyrighted works are required to understand their rights and responsibilities under the Copyright Act. The following links provide detailed information on the use of copyrighted works, the rights of creators of copyrighted works, and information specific to the use of copyrighted material at the University of Western Ontario.
Copying and Copyright: A Guide for Students, Professors and Staff at Western University provides guidance for Western users regarding copyrighted works, including permissible copying under the Copyright Act, vendor licences and the blanket Western University - Access Copyright agreement.
Copyright and Authors Rights provides links for creators of copyrighted works that address copyright management and author rights, especially in the context of publishing journal articles. It also includes information about retaining copyright in works created through employment.