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What are the rules for photocopying, printing and scanning?

The Law Library has a photocopier at which you can scan or photocopy content. The Law Library subscribes to the Fair Dealing provisions of the Canadian Copyright Act. Under these provisions, photocopies or scans of any physical library material or printouts from any database or online legal resource by staff or any clientele must not exceed 10% of the total amount of the publication, e.g. one journal article or one chapter of a book or loose-leaf. All copies must be for personal use (i.e. not for sale/profit).
You can also print from the computers.

a) Do I need to pay for photocopying/printing?

Yes, all photocopies or print jobs are $0.50 per page. Members of the Law Society can invoice the amount of photocopying by completing the log book beside the photocopier (or by the computers) when you are finished and an invoice will be sent to your firm. If you would prefer to pay at time of copying then we can accept payment in cash only. The Law Library does not accept debit or credit card payments.

If you require aid in using the photocopier please ask for assistance from the library staff.

b) If I scan something, do I still have to pay?

If you scan something without copying it first, then it is free. If you need to make printouts in order to scan them then you are required to pay the cost per page of printing/photocopying. This can also be invoiced by recording the copies on the log book next to the photocopier.