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Library Support for Copyright Compliance: Home

Copyright Liaison Librarians

Curriculum Materials Centre:
Beth Maddigan

Dr. C. R. Barrett Library:
Catherine Lawton

Ferriss Hodgett:
Crystal Rose

Health Sciences Library:
Michelle Swab

Music Resource Centre:
Becky Smith

QEII Library:
Patrick Gamsby

How We Can Help

Copyright Liaison Librarians can:

  • Help you avoid copyright infringement
  • Identify course content which is available electronically
  • Assist in finding new, alternate content if neccessary
  • Identify sources for copyright cleared images
  • Work with you and your instructional support on posting content

University Policies and Resources

Check Permitted Uses

The copyright policies and licenses for individual journals or articles can be found under the View Online tab within the record provided in OneSearch .  It is important to note that some of our resources come from multiple sources, and different copyright policies and licensing apply.

Check here for further information regarding copyright policies and licenses for journal packages.  If no information is found, contact your Copyright Liaison Librarian (see left).

Course Resources (Reserves) & Copyright

Faculty are encouraged to provide their home library with the course syllabus; library staff will place all materials on reserve, and be responsible for ensuring copyright compliance.

In accordance with Memorial University’s Use of Copyright Materials Policy the Library will make the following available through Course Resources (Reserves):

Electronic Material

  • Downloadable PDFs or links to material within our licensed electronic resources, such as our electronic journal subscriptions or eBooks
  • Links to material in the public domain  or covered by an appropriate Creative Commons license
  • Links to digital materials for which permission is required, has been granted, and a copy supplied to the library with the request to place the material on reserve.

Note:  Link to electronic content may also be embedded into course management systems or presentations using our online system.  Consult your home library for further instructions.

Print Material

  • Personal material for which faculty own the copyright (e.g. lecture notes, assignments, solutions)
  • Original print books, journal issues or volumes, DVDs, CDs, etc.
    • Memorial University Libraries will purchase copies of original works not in their collections in order to place and original work on reserve, with the exception of textbooks adopted for courses. 

For all other inquiries please see Course resources (Reserves) Information for Faculty or call:

QEII Library 864-7423                      FHL Library 637-6200 ext. 6305

HSL Library 864-6070                       MI Library 778-0613