Wondering about using someone else's image or table in your thesis? Unsure about whether or not you have to ask permission? Want to use your own previously published article in your dissertation? This session will provide you with a basic understanding of your rights as both a creator and user of copyrighted material. Find out why thesis and dissertation authors are often free to make use of someone else's work without asking permission and how you can ensure you retain the rights you need when you publish with a journal.