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Copying from Print Sources

"Fair Dealing" allows you to copy from print sources (Copyright Act Section 43 Research or Private study ). There is no legal definition of what copying under fair dealing means.  The conventions of what you can copy are laid out below. 

You may only make one copy for your own use.  You cannot share the copy by electronic means with any other person.

For your research or private study you may make:

Copying from Books

Only one chapter of each book you use can be copied.

Copying from Journals

Only one article per issue of a journal may be copied

Copying from Magazines

Only one article per issue of a magazine may be copied

Copying from Newspapers

Only one article per issue of a newspaper may be copied

Copying from Theses

The copyright of a thesis is owned by the author. You cannot copy without the author's permission.