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Copyright guide for Camosun College: D2L

What is D2L?

The college's learning management system, D2L, can be used as a platform to organize your course readings. 

The table to the right details how you can use various resources within D2L. 

 

Persistent links

For more information about locating permalinks for library resources, refer to the Persistent Link page of our Troubleshooting E-resources guide.

D2L

Material What you need to do
Open resource with Creative Commons license
  • Attribute the source
  • Provide details of type of CC license

Public domain material

  • Attribute the source
Images from books, internet etc.
  • Attribute the source
  • Ensure the use of the image is wiithin parameters of fair dealing
  • Include the following statement:

©“ This is solely for your personal use for research, private study, criticism or review only. Further reproduction, distribution, transmission, dissemination, or any other use, may be an infringement of copyright if done without securing the permission of the copyright owner. You may not distribute, e-mail or otherwise communicate these materials to any other person”

Scanned copy of a short excerpt
  • Attribute the source
  • Include the following statement:

©“This is solely for your personal use for research, private study, criticism or review only. Further reproduction, distribution, transmission, dissemination, or any other use, may be an infringement of copyright if done without securing the permission of the copyright owner. You may not distribute, e-mail or otherwise communicate these materials to any other person”

Scanned copy that exceeds short excerpt definition
Material from library's electronic resources
  • Persistent links to library electronic resources are generally acceptable
  • Some resources allow posting of a PDF of the article. Check with a librarian if you want to post a PDF copy.

Powerpoint slides from lectures

  • If you have used copyrighted materials in your slides (e.g. images) make sure you attribute the source and ensure fair dealing guidelines have been met
Powerpoint slides provided by publisher
  • Slides can only be posted to D2L if the textbook has been adopted
  • Contact Copyright Advisor
Videos             
  • Embed video according to terms of use of video provider
  • Provide a link to the original source
  • Contact the Copyright Advisor for assistance

Links

  • Linking to material on the internet is an acceptable practice