Library Publishing your Dissertation
If you choose to publish your dissertation with UMI, ..
You continue to own copyright in your dissertation unless and until you transfer your copyright to another party. By complying with the UC Berkeley Graduate Division’s publishing policies, you are permitting the university to make available a copy of your dissertation online in eScholarship, but you are not transferring your copyright. You grant a similar permission to ProQuest/UMI, the exact terms of which are governed by the agreement with ProQuest you sign in the online submission process. You may request delays (i.e. embargoes) in the release of your dissertation both on eScholarship and in ProQuest. Please see “Publishing Your Dissertation; Embargoes”.
Publishing Your Dissertation in a Scholarly Journal
Authors Alliance and the University of California are teaming up to present a workshop especially for graduate students on October 25. It’s one of many events taking place at UC Berkeley during . If you are a doctoral student (or hope to be one soon), you won’t want to miss “Publishing Your Dissertation: Maximizing Your Scholarly Impact through Open Access Publishing, and How to Publish Your First Book.”
If you choose to publish your dissertation with UMI, you will sign an agreement form granting ProQuest/UMI a non-exclusive license to duplicate and distribute your thesis and to publish the abstract that you prepare. You retain the copyright in your thesis, and you keep the right to publish your thesis elsewhere, in book form or as separate articles. ProQuest/UMI takes care of the arrangements for (a) publishing the abstract in ; (b) preparing a microfilm copy of the dissertation; and (c) depositing microfilm copies in the University Graduate Library.2013 · When publishing your dissertation online, you have your choice of license and . Use and distribute my thesis as long as they attribute it to me.How do you publish your dissertation as a book? The question has been asked countless times yet still animates scores of ambitious graduate students—and their advisers—in the humanities and social sciences.To me, all of this means that whether or not you choose to publish your dissertation online is a decision that you should be free to make on an individual basis.