Your work is copyrighted inherently. Registering your copyright with the Library of Congress is optional.
- Master's students can obtain details in the Office of Graduate Studies.
- Doctoral students can be registered by UMI Dissertation Services. An agreement form and details on the fee are furnished in the booklet "Publishing Your Dissertation".
Including a copyright page in your thesis or dissertation is optional. If you choose to include this page, simply center the information in the middle of an otherwise blank sheet.