Under the Fair Dealing Requirements, Dalhousie University faculty and staff may make a copy of a short excerpt (see Fair Dealing Guidelines, section four) for the purpose of teaching students, subject to the safeguards discussed below. In particular, faculty members teaching a course at the university may:
• hand out a hard copy of the short excerpt to their students;
• email a copy of the short excerpt to their students;
• post a copy of the short excerpt on an LMS (see also Copying for Posting in a Learning Management System);
• include a copy of the short excerpt in a course pack sold to their students;
• include a copy of the short excerpt in a lecture or classroom presentation such as a PowerPoint presentation presented to their students; and
• display a copy of the short excerpt in a classroom, to their students.
In each case, a copy of the short excerpt may also be provided or made available as required to another faculty or staff member involved in the course. For more information about copyright and fair dealing at Dalhousie, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Dalhousie Libraries’ Copyright Office website.
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