In this section we have collected information on academic publishing and how copyright rules work. To be familiar with different terms concerning the publishing process, as for example peer-review, can be of great help when you are searching for information and in the process of deciding which texts you want to refer to in your report or thesis. It is also important to understand how scholarly texts are structured, and what characterizes them.
It is necessary to have some basic knowledge on copyright, in order to understand how you may use other people’s texts and work, and also to know what your own rights are as the author of your text. Here you will also find information on how you as a student can publish your thesis in your university’s electronic archive.