Centennial Colleges Enrolment Services (Student Hubs) will be closed from 12:00pm – 2:00pm on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Progress Campus and Morningside Campus. Story Arts Centre and Ashtonbee Campus Enrolment Services will be open regular hours.

Copyright, Contracts and Permissions

Course Code PB-706
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: The legal aspects of publishing are the essential foundation of the industry. Copyright assures that material cannot be “borrowed” or re-used without permission (and usually a payment) being secured. These provisions are, in turn, one of the basic tenets of all publishing contracts. Permission must be obtained in order to: use the work of other writers in a book or magazine; reprint previously published work; publish a photo of someone in other than a “generic” context; or alter the form of a writer’s work after initial publication. All of these issues will be covered during the course.