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Copyright and Your Dissertation

Welcome to the Copyright and Your Dissertation Guide

Copyright law is complicated.  The purpose of this guide is to give guidance for resolving basic copyright questions. It is designed to provide general information about copyright, and does not constitute legal advice. 

If you need assistance with copyright issues, please contact Amanda Zerangue, MLS, JD, Digital Strategies & Innovation Director and Scholarly Communication Librarian or email

This LibGuide, "Copyright and Your Dissertation," is a derivative of "Course Materials and Copyright" by Sara Benson, used under CC BY NC. Course Materials and Copyright for TWU Professors is licensed under CC BY-NC

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