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  • George Brown College Copyright Services


    This page is written and maintained by GBC's Copyright Education and Compliance Manager whose role is to help instructors, staff and students understand how to comply with Canada’s copyright law and any licensing agreements, governing the copying of material under copyright. 

    *Please visit our new CopyrightHelp! database for copyright FAQs and information, or to ask your own copyright question.

    Please note: George Brown College is no longer operating under the Access Copyright Interim Tariff. Please see below for GBC's updated Copyright Policy:  

    Please contact Copyright Services or call the Copyright Hotline: 416-415-5000 X 6945 for details regarding any of the following services: 

    • Copyright workshops
    • Advice and assessment on using copyrighted materials
    • Permission Acquisition– Copyright Services will obtain permission from the copyright holder for instructors needing to use copyrighted material on Blackboard or in the classroom

    Please see these instructions for completing copyright training modules through PD Place.

    We, each student and staff member, are responsible for observing copyright law and licensing agreements.

    The content in this Guide is not intended as legal advice.

    If you have any questions regarding George Brown College’s Copyright Policy please contact Heather Buffett at

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