Copyright in the thesis usually rests with the author (unless ownership of copyright has been transferred to another individual or body if this is the case, please find out what your position is before depositing the thesis in ora) see the university regulations and research services office for details of. In most cases students retain copyright in their research and thesis, unless it is an externally sponsored work or there is some other agreement a thesis which is made available online through the la trobe university research repository ( lturr) will be available to the public, including the world-wide research and. Copyright ownership in your thesis copyright is generally owned by the original author of a work however, whilst the university's intellectual property regulations acknowledge that students own the intellectual property they create, they also specify conditions under which the university may exploit your intellectual. If a work is reproduced and used as the basis for criticism or review that use may be considered “fair dealing” for example, if the work accompanies an article, which is a review or criticism and is directly commented on in the article, it would be 'fair' to reproduce that work' however, the work must appear within the body of. This work is based on my phd thesis, which i am required to deposit in the university of southampton's online research repository (http://eprintssotonacuk/ ) the repository is non-commercial and openly available to all the online version of the thesis is currently embargoed until [give end date for the. The regulations for the format and presentation of theses for research degrees gives an appropriate form of words for inclusion on the second page of your thesis the university treats students and staff equally in relation to intellectual property rights intellectual property includes copyright, patents, trademarks and data.
Receipt of a submitted and approved thesis or dissertation in the graduate school results in the publication of the document by the university library at regardless of whether or not you register copyright for your thesis or dissertation, unc-chapel hill requires that you include a copyright notice following the title page. A similar proportion of university presses surveyed would consider publishing a book based on one in part, this is because most publishers consider theses and dissertations to be student work that will require substantial editing and revision before being published in article or book form publishers say that they are more. Whether producing a paper or an electronic thesis or dissertation, there are important copyright issues to keep in mind your thesis or dissertation will be published by the university of pittsburgh, proquest (formerly umi/bell & howell), or both since it is a published work, permission must be obtained from the copyright.
Copyright page format copyrighting is optional to have your material copyrighted, you must pay an additional fee copyright registration provides a measure of security, but does not expand your legal rights to your intellectual property the copyright page will appear after your title page and before your approval page. This guide includes basic information related to copyright and your thesis for more information related to intellectual property and your work as a graduate student, see the schools of graduate studies intellectual property guidelines.
Usa, networked digital library of theses and dissertations the need for uk based research to remain visible and accessible in a global market is just one more reason why the university of leicester has mandated the licensing of an electronic facsimile of your thesis on the lra including copyrighted materials in your. Publishers may consider your electronic submission to be a prior publication disclose and discuss this with your publisher you may also contact the graduate school for more information on requesting an embargo or delay on the electronic dissemination of your work before signing a publishing agreement, pay attention.