Submitting Electronic Theses and Dissertations to USPACE and beyond: Copyright Considerations

Everything you need to know about submitting a thesis or dissertation at the University of Utah

Why Is Copyright Important?

The author of a thesis or dissertation is fully responsible for the use of any copyrighted material in the manuscript. The author is responsible for obtaining permission to quote copyrighted material. All quoted and paraphrased material must be properly cited. 

Consult the Handbook for Theses and Dissertations for important information regarding copyrighted material in your thesis or dissertation.


Copyright Resources

Here are some resources you may find useful:

Copyright Overview and Resources  (Source: J. Willard Marriott Library)

Copyright and Your Dissertation or Thesis (Source: Proquest/UMI) 

by Kenneth D. Crews (Source: Proquest/UMI)

Copyright Information for Authors, Researchers, and Scholars (Source: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

US Copyright Office

 Quoting and Paraphrasing Sources (Source: University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It (Source: Indiana University-Bloomington)

Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library