Copyright Statements

The following list provides rights statement options for students to incorporate into their thesis or dissertations title page.

Option 1 - All Rights Reserved Statement

© Name Year. All rights reserved.
University of Victoria

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Option 2 – Creative Commons License CC BY-NC

© Name Year
University of Victoria

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Option 3 – Creative Commons License CC-BY-NC-ND 

© Name Year
University of Victoria

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