Research

Q: What can I copy and share with my research partners?

A: Under Fair Dealing, you may copy a work for the purposes of research, private study, etc. provided that the use is "fair".

 

Q: What copyright issues should I be aware of when publishing in journals?

A: Content forthcoming

 

Q: What copyright issues should I be aware of when publishing in books?

A: Content forthcoming

 

Q: Who owns copyright in scholarly work? 

A: Copyright for scholarly work, such as academic papers, is initially held by the author. However, authors are commonly asked to agree to a copyright transfer to the publisher when their work is accepted for publication. Each copyright transfer varies in the degree of rights given to the publisher, and what rights are retained by the author, and those rights may be negotiated.

 

Terms relating to copyright ownership and use of materials created by faculty are set out in Article 2.11 (3.0), Works, of the StFX AUT Collective Agreement.

Q: What can I copy and share with my research partners?

A: Under Fair Dealing, you may copy a work for the purposes of research, private study, etc. provided that the use is "fair".

 

Q: What copyright issues should I be aware of when publishing in journals?

A: Content forthcoming

 

Q: What copyright issues should I be aware of when publishing in books?

A: Content forthcoming

 

Q: Who owns copyright in scholarly work? 

A: Copyright for scholarly work, such as academic papers, is initially held by the author. However, authors are commonly asked to agree to a copyright transfer to the publisher when their work is accepted for publication. Each copyright transfer varies in the degree of rights given to the publisher, and what rights are retained by the author, and those rights may be negotiated.

 

Terms relating to copyright ownership and use of materials created by faculty are set out in Article 2.11 (3.0), Works, of the StFX AUT Collective Agreement.

 

Library News

Tue, June, 30, 2020

The Angus L. Macdonald Library is pleased to announce the launch of its curbside pickup program.  Pickups will be available Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm, excluding holidays beginning on Thursday, July 2nd. ... Read more

Tue, June, 23, 2020

Please be advised that EBSCO is having issues with multiple platforms.  Please go to https://status.ebsco.com/ for the latest status report.

Fri, May, 8, 2020

Please see the announcement from RefWorks regarding planned downtime for Saturday May 9th below.

Dear RefWorks Community, 

Thu, March, 19, 2020

Effective immediately, the library will be closed until further notice.  We will strive to maintain as many services as possible.  Reference librarians will be available to help you with your research by making... Read more

Wed, March, 18, 2020

Please be advised that RefWorks and its associated programs will be unavailable for a few hours on Saturday, March 21st.  For completed details, see the message from the service provider below:

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