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How to write a thesis guide

Images incorporated into such dissertations or theses for the purpose of advancing or documenting a scholarly argument or point should be consistent with fair use, even when those theses or dissertations are then distributed through online repositories and databases. Just as printed material can be freely quoted with attributions, the inclusion of reference images (images of sufficient resolution to convey the author’s point) in academic dissertations or theses is critical to advancing our collective knowledge in the arts and sciences, and should be consistent with fair use. [emphasis added]

If you determine your use of copyrighted material does not constitute a fair use, you must obtain written permission.


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