Before posting materials on your course site, or having them copied for distribution, please consider copyright permissions issues.
Before posting materials on Canvas, please apply the following workflow.
Course Instructor must determine whether material (as opposed to just a hyperlink to the material) can be uploaded to Canvas. To reach that determination, the instructor will consider the following four questions:
If the Course Instructor’s answer to any of the above questions is “Yes,” the material, itself, can be uploaded to Canvas.
If content is court opinion:
If content is law journal article:
If content is non-law journal article:
If content is newspaper/blog:
If content is book chapter:
If you have trouble locating links, please contact email@example.com
Log in to course site on Canvas and click “SIPX.” Fill out SIPX form with citation information about the journal, article, or chapter for which permission is sought.
If you need assistance with SIPX, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Google the article to see if a copy has been posted as open-access, online. If it has been posted online, copy and paste that link into Canvas.
If it hasn’t been posted online, open Searchworks (searchworks.stanford.edu), the University’s library catalog.
Click the “All Fields” button and choose “Title.” Then enter the title of the journal (not the title of the article).
Click “Find Full Text” and enter year/volume/date prompts to enter the database (e.g. ProQuest, Ebsco, JSTOR) that carries the journal.
Retrieve the record for the specific article you’re interested in from that database (e.g. ProQuest, Ebsco, JSTOR).
Click the “Permalink” or “Cite” buttons to generate a stable URL for the article.