Getting Ready to Publish?

Learn about your five essential rights and options and think about the future life of your work before you sign your contract.

Open Publishing Guide for Students. brought to you byThe Right to Research Coalition (R2RC).

Open Access and Creative Commons

Fair Use and Copyright

What is Fair Use?
A graphic explaining Fair Use from the Harvard Office of Scholarly Communication.

Copyright Crash Course 
This guide from the University of Texas Austin includes a great section on getting permissions.

Copyright and Your Dissertation or Thesis: Ownership, Fair use, and Your Rights and Responsibilities.
Based on copyright information for dissertation authors from ProQuest and Kenneth D. Crews.

Getting Permissions