Copyright for your Thesis: How to use Images and other material

Date & Time

Thursday, October 5, 2023
11:15 am to 12:45 pm



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success, Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office

Registration Closed / Past Event


Update Sept 13th: Due to unforeseen circumstances, we had to reschedule this event to October 5th (same time)

Are you in the midst of writing your thesis? Are there images or portions of published manuscripts you are planning to use in your thesis?  Do you have concerns over how copyright laws could delay your thesis submission?

In this session you will learn:

  • to examine your thesis for copyright compliance
  • the laws relating to using copyrighted images
  • to identify copyright material
  • about creative commons licenses
  • about using material from online resources
  • about author rights

Please note: the last 30 minutes of this session will be for questions/consultation and attendance is optional.


Erin Fields, Open Education and Scholarly Communications Librarian

Registration Information

General registration opens on Tuesday, September 5th at 9 am.

Registration is open to current UBC graduate students. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email at the e-mail associated with your account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at

Please email us if you are registered and are no longer able to attend this event.


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.