Acknowledging Co-Authors If the published material has a co-author, and if this co-author is listed by reason of having directed and supervised research which serves as the basis of the thesis/dissertation, list only your name as the author in the preliminary pages.
If you submit your dissertation electronically, you must include the letter from the copyright holder in the ETD submission as a supplemental file (see electronic filing manual).
Acknowledgments Page If you are the only author of the published work, include a statement informing the reader that permission to use copyrighted material in your manuscript has been granted and identifying the publication in which the material originally appeared.
Crews for Pro Quest (PDF) ⇒ "So You Want People to Read Your Thesis?
" by Danny Kingsley, Australian Open Access Support Group ETD stands for Electronic Theses and Dissertations.
Making the full text of your thesis or dissertation available online through the university's ETD program does not void or cancel your copyright.
It simply allows your work to reach a wider audience.Others must still ask your permission before reproducing or otherwise using your work beyond fair use.Read more about copyright and theses/dissertations here: ⇒ "Copyright and Publishing Your Dissertation" by Rachael Samberg, University of California Berkeley Library ⇒ "Copyright Law & Graduate Research: New Media, New Rights, and Your New Dissertation" by Kenneth D.Emory University's Intellectual Property Policy does not assert copyright ownership of academic and scholarly copyrightable works created by Emory students.Therefore, you are the copyright owner of your thesis or dissertation.Use of copyrighted work in your dissertation without securing permission and without paying royalties is permissible when the circumstances amount to what the law calls "fair use." In order to claim "fair use" of copyrighted material, the following factors must be weighed: (1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for non-profit educational purposes; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work; (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work (17 U. Acknowledgments Page Include a statement on the acknowledgments page informing the reader that permission to use copyrighted material in your manuscript has been granted and stating the source of the permission. For example, you must write to the copyright owner to request permission to use the material if you quote continuously or extensively from a particular author, especially in such fields as fiction, drama, criticism, or poetry, or if you reproduce maps, charts, statistical tables, or other illustrative materials. How to Acknowledge Use of Material by Other Authors Permission Letter from Copyright Holder You must supply a permission letter from the copyright holder (usually the publisher) of any published material used in your manuscript (excluding material covered by "fair use").You may find that dissertations and theses from other institutions have embargoes of different lengths or have other restrictions.But in general, even while the full text is embargoed, the citation and abstract is still made available to researchers.If your committee approves the use of your published material for your thesis/dissertation, you must submit a memorandum to that effect to the Dean of Graduate Studies signed by your department chair. How to Acknowledge Previous Copyrights of Your Own Work Permission Letter from Copyright Holder You must supply a permission letter (or website statement) from the copyright holder (usually the publisher) of any published material used in your manuscript (excluding material covered by "fair use").The letter, which must state that the copyright owner is aware that "UMI may supply single copies on demand," must be submitted to the University Archives along with your manuscript.