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Copyright Support

For expert legal assistance, contact UM System General Counsel. Don Kelly and Phillip J. Hoskins specialize in intellectual property and patents

For general information, NOT legal advice, contact Anne Barker, MU Libraries Research & Instructional Services Librarian.

For questions related to ERes and Interlibrary Loan, or for general assistance, contact Cindy Cotner, Interim Head of Access Services.

For questions related to Canvas, contact Missouri Online Teaching.

For questions regarding your dissertation or thesis, contact the Office of Graduate Studies. (Policies and forms online.)

For questions related to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), contact the Division of Information Technology.

Additional Resources

American Library Association

NC State University

Copyright Advisory Office
Columbia University Libraries

Copyright & Fair Use
Stanford University Libraires

Copyright Crash Course
University of Texas

Copyright and Your Dissertation or Thesis
Kenneth D. Crews

Scholarly Communications at Duke
Duke University Libraries

Know Your Copyrights
Association of Research Libraries

U.S. Copyright Office


Nothing on this guide is to be construed as legal advice. These pages are intended to provide information and guidance in the application of copyright law and to expand on the University of Missouri System Collected Rules and Regulations.

Thanks to Miller Nichols Library of UMKC for permission to reuse material from their Copyright guide.