Campus Copyright Guide

Access Copyright Tariffs Confirmed Not Mandatory - CARL / CFLA Joint Statement following the Federal Court of Appeal decision in the York University v. The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright) appeal. (April 22, 2020)

Getting Started


Copyright Resources

Library Classroom Keyboard
  • Getting Started provides five questions to consider before you copy, including information on:

Fair Dealing
Fair Dealing FAQs
Educational Exceptions
Library Licenses

  • Answers to your questions:

Copying on Campus
In the Classroom
In Moodle
In the Library
Course Packs
Films Outside the

Teaching Online



  • Copyright Resources provides links to related websites, guidelines, and reference material. Also:

StFX Copyright Policy
StFX Fair Dealing Guidelines
Legislation and Rulings
Information for Faculty
Information for Students
Video Tutorials



Library News

Thu, October, 1, 2020

The Angus L. Macdonald Library is excited to announce the removal of late fees on all materials and equipment in our collection effective immediately.  Late fees have also been eliminated on items borrowed from... Read more

Fri, September, 4, 2020

Please read the following message from our University Library regarding the reopening of the library on Tuesday, September 8th: