Repertoire Look-Up Tool

The Repertoire Look-Up Tool is a tool designed to let you know whether a particular publication is in Access Copyright's repertoire. This tool can be used to help you determine whether you can make a copy from a published book, journal, magazine, newspaper or similar publication if your educational institution, board of education or provincial or territorial government is licensed to copy works pursuant to a licence or any of the following tariffs*:

  • Access Copyright Post-Secondary Institution Tariffs, 2011-2013, 2014-2017
  • Access Copyright Elementary and Secondary School Tariffs, 2010-2012, 2013-2015
  • Access Copyright Provincial and Territorial Governments Tariff, 2010-2014

Make paper and digital copies of portions of practically every publication that exists in paper form. An Access Copyright licence agreement or tariff gives you the ability to copy from millions of Canadian and foreign works. Access Copyright represents some or all of the publications from thousands of publishers. The only publications that exist in paper form that are not covered for photocopying and digital reproduction by the Access Copyright licence or tariff are on our exclusions list. To determine whether an individual title is in our repertoire or whether it is excluded, please use the Repertoire Look-Up Tool.

Copy portions from more than one million digital-only publications from Canada, United States of America, the United Kingdom, Denmark, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and more. Digital-only publications for the purpose of our repertoire are publications that only exist in digital form (i.e., the publication is not available in paper form). Access Copyright represents some or all of the digital-only publications from thousands of publishers worldwide. To determine whether an individual title is in our digital-only repertoire, please use the Repertoire Look-Up Tool.


The tool is not intended to advise whether you are required to obtain authorization from Access Copyright to make a copy of a publication. The user acknowledges sole responsibility for determining whether a licence to copy a publication is required, including determining whether the publication is in the public domain.

*For any other user or entity, Access Copyright makes no representations regarding your authorization to make copies of any publication. Access Copyright disclaims all liability for any such user or entity.

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