CAOT Copyright Policies 

Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy (CJOT)

CJOT is a Romeo Green journal. Authors interested in reusing their own materials should read the author reuse policy. For all others, permission for reproduction of most CJOT material is processed immediately via RightsLink® 

Occupational Therapy Now

Copyright is held by the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists. Permission must be obtained in writing from CAOT to reproduce or reprint any material published in the magazine. There is a $50 per figure/table or per page charge for commercial use. All reproduce/reprint requests can be forwarded to copyright@caot.ca
All photocopy requests can be forwarded to Access Copyright: Tel: (800) 893-5777 or (416) 868-1620 Email: info@accesscopyright.ca

Exceptions for OTNow:

CAOT or ACOTUP members have permission to photocopy up to 100 copies of an article if such copies are distributed without charge for educational or consumer information purposes.

CAOT Publications

Copyright is held by the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists. Permission must be obtained in writing from CAOT to reproduce or reprint any material published in any of the CAOT publications with the exception of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (see below). There is a $50 per figure/table or per page charge for commercial use.  All reproduce/reprint requests can be forwarded to copyright@caot.ca


The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM)
Copyright for this publication is held by the COPM authors. For all copyright requests please contact them directly at lawm@mcmaster.ca

CAOT Website

Copyright is held by the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists. Personal copies may be printed. Permission must be obtained in writing from CAOT to reproduce or reprint any material published on the site that goes beyond personal use. All requests can be forwarded to copyright@caot.ca


Please do one of the following:

  1. If you use the information as is, i.e. photocopying pages from the website, then please add: "Source: The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.”
  2. If you adapt the information, then please add: “Adapted from (page) on the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists website www.caot.ca.”

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