Copyright Consultation 

  • Basics of copyright law - copyrightability; rights and responsibilities; ownership
  • UMN Copyright Policy questions and concerns
  • Project or research planning: what can be copied? what can be shared?
  • Educational and classroom use questions - fair use and additional useful tools
  • Options for protecting content - Creative Commons and open source licensing

Copyright Permissions

  • Requests to reuse published works in courses via print or digital course packs
  • Requests to reuse portions of published works in new scholarly publications

Data Management & Curation (DRUM)

The Data Management & Curation team will help you manage, share, and preserve your research data. In addition to our Data Repository for the U of M curation services, the Libraries will help you navigate available campus resources throughout the data lifecycle.

Digital Arts, Sciences, & Humanities

DASH is a cross-disciplinary project from the University of Minnesota Libraries organized around emerging digital tools and methodologies for scholarly, pedagogical, and artistic projects.

Digitization Services

Digitization Services provides the best quality and most sustainable digital surrogates possible at a reasonable cost.

eLearning Services

The University Libraries are committed to supporting the digitally enhanced learning environment by providing innovative solutions to integrate library content and services into existing and future course environments.

Institutional Repository - University Digital Conservancy

The UDC is a repository for faculty to deposit copies of their works for long-term preservation and open access, a showcase for certain categories of student works, and a centralized, searchable access to institutional digital resources that would have traditionally gone to the University Archives.

Media Services

Media Services provides support and access to audio/visual resources for teaching and learning applications.

Open Access Support

  • Application instructions for the Open Access Fund
  • Information about the University's Open Access Policy
  • Federal Agency Open Access requirements
  • Open Access Partnerships

Publishing Services Team
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