As creators, researchers, and distributors of intellectual property, students, staff, and faculty must comply with copyright law and the terms of the UBC Copyright Requirements.


Please visit Copyright at UBC and Open Course & Educational Resource Guidelines for  answers to common copyright-related questions from faculty, staff, and students, including:

  • Uploading copyrighted content to Canvas courses
  • Reproducing text and images in a graduate thesis
  • Submitting original academic work to UBC’s digital respository cIRcle
  • Using student work


For detailed questions, or to request assistance in making your copyright analysis, please contact or email your subject librarian.

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Citation Support

Need help with citations? Take a look at our Citation Style Guides and visit the Library Service Desk for in-person support.

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Centre for Scholarly Communication

Are you a faculty member or graduate student looking for support on a research project? Learn how we can help you at the Centre for Scholarly Communication.