Dissertation more successful, and to help you avoid possible copyright conflicts and dilemmas in the future the subject of this manual is your dissertation, but many of the issues here will arise in all of.
Including material produced by other authors in your dissertation or thesis can serve a legitimate research purpose, but you want to avoid copyright infringement in the process republishing someone else's work, even in abbreviated form, requires permission from the author or copyright owner.
Your dissertation (and any other creative work) is already automatically copyright in your name as soon as it assumes fixed form, ie, as soon as it is written it's publication (or deposit) in proquest's dissertations database or in the unl digitalcommons provides an independently verified date of record.
When you publish your dissertation, proquest can, for an additional fee, file the copyright registration forms for you the dissertation author authorizes proquest to register the copyright by filling out and signing the appropriate section on the publication agreement form that s/he submits with the approved dissertation. Assuming this is in the us, your thesis is automatically copyrighted the moment it exists in fixed form (or something like that, i forget the exact term, but a pdf file counts) you don't actually have to do anything to put it under copyright protection.
Based on your post, you seem to have some misconceptions about how copyright works note that: even if you do not register the copyright, the work is still copyrighted in the united states and many other countries, a creative work is protected by copyright automatically as soon as it is written down or otherwise placed in a fixed medium. May file of three weeks before they require you file your create a digital file for your dissertation: there are ph you will be on line via another it is one pdf file for copyright and copyright office: file.
You already have copyright to your thesis you don’t need to register copyright don’t select this option submitting to proquest summary select “traditional publishing” not open access for $95 your thesis or dissertation will be open access in digitalfgcu. O the thesis or dissertation author automatically owns copyright to the document since it represents the author’s original documented work o students have the opportunity to register a copyright on their thesis or dissertation with. There are two main ways for you to file for copyright of your thesis or dissertation: you may empower proquest to file the application on your behalf when you submit your thesis or dissertation, proquest charges a fee for this service ($55, subject to change.