This guide addresses copyright questions specific to U-M dissertation authors. The information given here can also relate to academic publishing, however commercial aspects of publishing may alter your need to obtain a license or permission for using copyrighted contents. Please refer to the Copyright Basics guide for essential information about copyright.
The U-M Copyright Office offers a free "Copyright and Your Dissertation" workshop once per Fall and Winter term at Hatcher Library. Register for this workshop through the Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TTC). Individual departments may arrange for this workshop to be given locally for their students upon special request. Please contact the U-M Copyright Office at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a local event in your department.
University of Michigan doctoral students, faculty, and staff are invited to schedule a personal copyright consultation at any point in the dissertation process by contacting the U-M Copyright Office at email@example.com.