Copyright and Research


Theses, Dissertations, Major Papers

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 the Faculty of Graduate Studies Copyright and Authorship page.

Publishing & Author Rights

When an author creates an original piece of work, copyright to that work is automatically assigned to the author.  In a scholarly context, this means that the author automatically has the right to distribute their work in a variety of ways.