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Copyright Quick Reference Guide

This guide provides basic information on copyright law to help you make sense of your copyright questions.

Including journal articles in your thesis or dissertation

Be sure to read the terms of your journal author agreements closely before signing since it might limit your ability to use these article in your thesis or dissertation. Our colleagues at MIT have compiled a list of publisher policies regarding students reusing previously published articles in theses and dissertations.

For more information, see Authors' Rights.

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