APA (American Psychologial Association) Style has been adopted by the JIBC as the official citation style to be used by students when submitting course assignments. The Library's APA Guide provides detailed information to assist students.
Sometimes it's necessary to obtain permission from the copyright holder in order to copy their work. Otherwise, you may be held personally liable and subject to the penalties outlined in the Copyright Act. The JIBC Library will obtain permission on you behalf.
Ask Yourself 3 Questions Before Asking For Permission
Once we receive formal permission to use material (be it documentation, images, video, etc.), it must be acknowledged in our course material.
When incorporating other people's materials (quotes, summaries) into your course reading or presentations:
Copyright Notice Format
If we have obtained permission to copy someone else's material for you, you must acknowledge this on the work itself. You should follow any special wording stipulated by the grantor, or use the below format.
Just replace the underlined parts with the appropriate information:
Creator/author, source. Reproduced by permission from copyright owner. Further copying is not allowed, except as otherwise permitted by law.
For example, if we have permission to copy and distribute two chapters (permission needed as this amount exceeds fair dealing guidelines) of the book, "The mediation process: practical strategies for resolving conflict" by Christopher Moore and published by Jossey-Bass, you would attach the following notice:
Christopher Moore, The mediation process: practical strategies for resolving conflict. Reproduced by permission from Jossey-Bass. Further copying is not allowed, except as otherwise permitted by law.