Welcome to the Copyright for Dissertations guide from the University of Michigan Library Copyright Office. This guide addresses copyright questions specific to University of Michigan dissertation authors. For general information on copyright, please refer to the Copyright Basics guide.
The University of Michigan Library Copyright Office offers a variety of services to the University of Michigan community. To arrange for an individual copyright consultation or a copyright workshop in your department, please email us.
This guide is under revision as of May 2017.
The University of Michigan Library Copyright Office provides the university community information about copyright. In addition to this guide and our other web resources, we provide the following services:
Although we provide information and education about copyright, we are not able to provide legal advice.
Note that some copyright-related issues are handled elsewhere at the university: