Answered By: Jenn Peters
Last Updated: Aug 10, 2017     Views: 1171

If a faculty member has chosen a book as her or his course textbook and the students enrolled in that course are required to purchase the textbook, the faculty has the permission of the publisher to use the accompanying instructional and supplementary materials for that textbook in order to instruct the course.

Please see the list below for specific permissions and instructions of various textbook publishers regarding sharing or distribution. If the publisher or your use of the material is not listed here as being permitted by the publisher please contact us at copyright@senecacollege.ca. We will make the appropriate arrangements to obtain the permissions required.

Publisher Permissions & Considerations
Carswell   

If an instructor has adopted the textbooks for their course and the students are expected to purchase the text, the instructor may use their discretion when using the accompanying materials for instructional purposes.

Gale Cengage   

The use of instructor's manuals for course instruction purposes is permitted. This includes projecting or posting content in electronic format for course presentation and printing for student instruction.

Elsevier

Only when the textbook is adopted and students are required to purchase it can faculty use the instruction materials at their discretion.

Fairchild Books   

Instructor resources can be used for educational purposes only. They can be re-posted online as needed as long as it is for education. The resources cannot be reproduced or sold.

Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins

Faculty who have adopted manuals for their courses do have permission to use the material in the classroom.

Logitell

Instructors who have adopted manuals for their courses can use the accompanying material as they wish.

Macmillan

Instructors who adopt the text are allowed to use and post all of the resources that come with the text.

McGraw-Hill   

Instructors can use the supplementary resources in the PowerPoint slides or on the course websites. They can distribute excerpts from the manuals but not whole chapters.

Nelson

The use of the instructor's manuals for course instruction purposes is permitted. This includes projecting or posting content in electronic format for course presentation and printing for student instruction.

Northrose   

As long as the faculty have adopted the text they are free to use the instructional materials that accompany as they see fit.

Oxford University  Press                  

Allows use of accompanying instructional materials when the textbook is adopted for a course.

Paradigm

As long as the students have to purchase the related textbook, the instructor can use the instructional materials as they see fit.

Pearson   

Adoption of any text provides the instructor with legal permission for limited replication of any content assets found within the Instructor Support Materials.

Spectrum

The use of instruction materials for instructional purposes is permitted.

Wiley

As long as the textbook that the resources are accompanying is adopted in a course, the faculty has the right to modify and distribute the instructor materials for the purpose of teaching their course.

* Information adapted with permission from Meaghan Shannon, Copyright Services Officer, Library & Media Services, Fanshawe College

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