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Can I sell my course packs through a commercial copy shop?

No. University policy only allows for incurred costs to be recouped on course pack sales to students. Commercial copy shops, in order to maintain a profitable business, charge fees beyond simple cost recovery. The generation of profit from the sale of reproductions of copyright protected works made under fair dealing is not permitted.

SFU Policy Appendix R30.04A - Application of Fair Dealing under Policy R30.04, in section 4.6, states: "Any fee charged by the University for copying or communicating a short excerpt from a copyright protected work must be intended to cover only the costs to the University, including overhead costs."

Please contact the Custom Course Materials Coordinator for more information on how to create a course pack as well as important deadlines.