Third party copyright: note that if you wish to include in your thesis/dissertation any material to which someone else holds the copyright, you must obtain their permission. The Copyright Guidelines for Research Students will help you understand this issue. A sample permission request letter is included in Appendix 1. Check the AUT Scholarly Commons FAQ too.
All items in AUT Scholarly Commons are provided for private study and research purposes and are protected by copyright with all rights reserved unless otherwise indicated.
Theses and dissertations are protected by the Copyright Act 1994 (New Zealand). The thesis or dissertation may be consulted by you, provided you comply with the provisions of the Act and the following conditions of use: