THESIS MAINTENANCE AND REPRODUCTION CERTIFICATE
TO: Graduate Degree Candidates (who have written formal theses)
SUBJECT: Permission to Reproduce Theses
An important part of Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University's ongoing mission is to preserve and provide access to works of scholarship. In order to further this goal, Booth Library makes all theses produced at Eastern Illinois University available for personal study, research, and other not-for-profit educational purposes. Under 17 U.S.C. § 108, the library may reproduce and distribute a copy without infringing on copyright; however, professional courtesy dictates that permission be requested from the author before doing so.
By signing this form:
You confirm your authorship of the thesis.
You retain the copyright and intellectual property rights associated with the original research, creative activity, and intellectual or artistic content of the thesis.
You certify your compliance with federal copyright law (Title 17 of the U.S. Code) and your right to authorize reproduction and distribution of all copyrighted material included in your thesis.
You grant Booth Library the non-exclusive, perpetual right to make copies of your thesis, freely and publicly available without restriction, by means of any current or successive technology, including but not limited to photocopying, microfilm, digitization, or Internet.
You acknowledge that by depositing your thesis with Booth LIbrary, your work is available for viewing by the public and may be borrowed through the library's circulation and interlibrary departmenst or accessed electronically.
You waive the confidentiality provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) with respect to the contents of the thesis, including your name and status as a student at Eastern Illinois Univerity.
Petition to Delay:
I respectfully petition that Booth Library delay maintenance and reproduction of my thesis until the date specified and for the reasons below. I understand that my degree will not be conferred until the thesis is available for maintenance and reproduction.
Author's Signature Date
This form must be submitted in duplicate.