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Clearing Copyright

Requisition for Copyright Clearance

For copyright requests, submit a requisition for copyright clearance using this form. If you have any questions about third-party material you would like to use, please identify such material completely by filling out the form as indicated.

Copyright Flowchart

This flowchart shows the steps from selecting material for a course to ensuring that there is no infringement of copyright.

Fair Dealing

Refer to TRU’s Fair Dealing Policy, and the supporting Fair Dealing Policy documents, for assistance in determining whether third party material you wish to use in a course could be considered Fair Dealing. If it can, it may be used without further permission or license.

If you have any copyright related questions, please contact the TRU Intellectual Property Office at

The information on this website is provided as a guideline for using third-party copyright protected materials for educational purposes and is not intended to constitute legal advice. For individualized copyright support and guidance with your teaching, research or school projects, contact our copyright specialists at copyright@tru.

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