University of Michigan Library Copyright Office
Our office provides information to help you make decisions about sharing and using copyrighted material in your research, learning, and teaching. Use the menu links to access our copyright guides and online resources, and take advantage of our person-to-person services.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask questions about copyright or make appointments with us.
We are not empowered to grant permission for copyrights. For more information, see our guide on Permission.
Make an In-Person Appointment
We offer in-person appointment slots on Friday afternoons. Please sign up via Google Calendar using a university email address. Again, we're happy to meet with you in person at other times. To make an appointment at another time, email us.
Attend a Workshop
We offer public workshops on copyright. We also offer customized copyright education (presentations, workshops, etc.) for university groups, including faculty, staff, and students. Please email us if you're interested in setting up a customized workshop for your group.
Although we provide information and education about copyright, we are not able to provide legal advice.
Some copyright-related issues are handled elsewhere at the university:
If you have specific legal questions pertaining to the University of Michigan, please contact the Office of the General Counsel.
If you believe your copyright has been infringed on a web site hosted by the university, please contact our DMCA agent.
If you have questions about using the university trademarks, including the Block M, please consult the Permissions Guide from the university's Office of Communications.