On July 30, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada brought an end to one of the longest-running copyright sagas in recent memory when it rendered its judgement in the York University v. Access Copyright case. The case capped the debate around the rights and limits of educational institutions who are reproducing copyrighted material for student use using the “fair dealing” exception as outlined in the Canadian Copyright Act and Supreme Court cases such as CCH v. LSUC.
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InsideOCULA is looking for its next writer-in-residence to fill a four-month term starting this fall. Writing about issues relevant to members of OCULA (the college and university division of OLA), the writer-in-residence will contribute at least one brief article or post per issue to the online newsletter. This volunteer position is an opportunity to expand your writing and web publishing experience within a collaborative environment.
This position is open to all OCULA members in good standing, including student members. Those interested can send a one-page letter including your name, job title, one link to a writing sample and a bit about what you would write about during your tenure as writer-in-residence to InsideOCULA deputy editor Carey Toane at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 15.