The University of Michigan Library Copyright Office provides help with copyright questions for University of Michigan faculty, staff and students. Please email us with questions or visit our website for more information.
The information presented here is intended for informational purposes and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have specific legal questions pertaining to the University of Michigan, please contact the Office of the General Counsel.
Ethics resources for individuals at the UM College of Engineering, including how to keep a lab notebook; publishing resources for authors; how to locate and cite sources, and resources for avoiding plagiarism and complying with copyright laws.
The ELI Graduate Writing Clinic is free service open to all members of the U-M community, including international students, faculty, staff, and scholars. In Writing Clinic sessions, you will get help identifying your writing strengths and weaknesses, as well as guided self-help designed to help you become a critical, independent writer.
Open Michigan enables the University of Michigan community to make the products of its research, teaching, and creative work available to the world beyond campus. It is the home for all things open at the University of Michigan—including expertise and services for open educational resources, open data, and open publications.
The Sweetland Center for Writing coordinates several student-led writing groups for graduate students writing their dissertations or theses. These interdisciplinary writing groups provide structured, peer-facilitated support to aid writers through long-term projects.
Librarians in your subject area can help you work through the questions above and find other scholarship in your field. They may also be able to help you find discipline-specific resources on where to publish.
TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem) is an initiative from the Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, and Association of University Presses to advance the wide dissemination of scholarship by humanities and humanistic social sciences faculty members through open access editions of peer-reviewed and professionally edited monographs.