Copyright Guidelines – TEACH ACT

According to section 110(2) of copyright law, a teacher may DISPLAY or PERFORM (note: this exception does not apply to reproduction), any nondramatic literary and musical works (excluding unlawfully attained works and works designed for instruction) during online instruction. Performance or display of any other work is permitted in reasonable portions comparable to what is typically displayed in a live classroom setting. All other requirements of the TEACH act must be met as well for this exception to be permitted.

A checklist of TEACH act requirements are found at this link: TEACHAct-checklist

Copyright and Intellectual Property Resources

Resources that address copyright, fair use and Concordia University Intellectual Property.

Library Resources

General resources you can find on the Research Guide on this page from the CUW Library (fair use tab):   (then click on the Fair Use tab)

Concordia University Intellectual Property and Guide

Publisher or Predator? Evaluating and Choosing Academic Journals for Scholarship

Publisher or Predator? Evaluating and Choosing Academic Journals for Scholarship
with Elaine Gustafson, Library

Thursday April 2, 12:10 – 1:00pm

Are you ready to publish your research and looking for some guidance on journals? Join Elaine Gustafson, the Instruction, Reference and Research Support Librarian for tools and tips to increase your chances of article acceptance by identifying the best journals to submit your work. She will also share tips for avoiding predatory journals and understanding open access publishers.

Presentation slides: Library Resources for Faculty Scholarship Elaine Gustafson April 2, 2020

Concordia Library Resources – Spring 2020 Updates

Greeting from Rincker Memorial Library!
Some new resources as we approach mid semester.

#1 New APA Manual 7th Edition Resources

Recorded webinars are available from the Choice YouTube channel:

Creating References Using Seventh Edition APA Style
What’s New in APA Style—Inside the Seventh Edition of the Publication Manual of the APA

NEW CUW Library Help Guide: CUW APA Citation Style Guide (7th ed).

#2 New Video Tutorials
A number of new video tutorials are now available:
Business Scholarly Articles
Find Company Information
Education Scholarly Articles
Find Print Journals
Interlibrary Loan
Find Books of the Shelf

Need a different video? Send new video tutorial requests to

#3 New Video Playlist

Looking for a short instructional video about source types or the research process? We’ve created a new playlist of high quality videos from other colleges and universities which are Creative Commons Licensed and free to link in Blackboard or share with your course during class.
Videos for Instructors Playlist