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What is protected by copyright?

Under Canadian copyright law, every original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work is automatically protected by copyright, regardless of whether it carries the © sign. This protection extends to published and unpublished works alike. A work need not be registered in order to be protected, all or in part, under that law.

It is your responsibility to avoid infringement under the Copyright Act. Memorial University is not responsible for any acts that infringe copyright.