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Copyright for Content Creators

Copyright for Content Creators Online

Are you developing a patient pamphlet? Working on an LMS course? Creating a subject guide? If so, you need to think about copyright. Whether you are referencing articles or adding videos and images to enhance your content, knowing how to do so legally and ethically is important.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand how copyright applies to you
  • Interpret terms of use and Creative Commons licences
  • Keep track of your sources and cite appropriately
  • Find safe-to-use images and videos
  • Request permission to use resources when necessary

Recommended for: Creators of patient education pamphlets, subject guides or LMS courses.

Related LibGuide: Copyright by Roxanne MacMillan

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Show more dates
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Time Zone:
Atlantic Time (change)
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  Library Services  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 11 seats available.


This session will use Microsoft Teams. You can join the meeting on your computer or mobile app using the URL you will receive in the Confirmation and Reminder emails. 

You can join a Teams meeting whether or not you have a Teams account. If you don't have an account, follow these steps to join as a 'Guest': 

  • Paste the Teams meeting link into a Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome browser address bar
  • On the web page that opens, select Continue on this browser
  • Enter your name and choose your audio/video settings
  • Click Join now

For more information on joining as a 'Guest', please go to: Joining a Teams Meeting without a Teams account*. 

For further information on joining a Teams Meeting, please check out: https://intra.nshealth.ca/UCS/BPS/SitePages/Teams.aspx*. The video, Join a Teams Meeting, found on this page provides useful information if you have not used Microsoft Teams before.

To participate in an online session, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • You must have an audio output device connected (headphones or speakers) to be able to hear the instructor
  • If you do not have an audio input device (webcam or microphone), you may type in the chat window
  • Experience using chat
  • Experience copying/pasting text and URLs

If you do not meet the above requirements, please consider requesting a one-on-one consult.

*Internal link, you must be on the Nova Scotia Health network and use Microsoft Internet Explorer or Edge to access

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Roxanne MacMillan

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Education & Outreach


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