Kilthub (previously Research Showcase) is Carnegie Mellon's open access institutional repository (IR) built on the Figshare platform for research data and scholarly outputs produced by CMU members and collaborators. It's purpose is to broaden dissemination of works authored by the CMU community across the globe and to assure long-term preservation and access of content.
Open Access and the Graduate Author: A Dissertation Anxiety Manual
CUNY Graduate Center
from Dissertation Reviews
Dissertation Embargoes and Publishing Fears
Part 1 Open Access and Dissertation Embargoes
Part 2 Publishing a Revised Dissertation
Part 3 To Embargo Your Dissertation, or Not?
Diane Dawson. “Making Your Publications Open Access: Resources to Assist Researchers and Librarians.” College & Research Libraries News 74.9 (2013): 473–476. Web.
Other reliable guidelines on Fair Use:
Statement on the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research and Study (VRA Visual Resources Association)
VRA Statement on the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research and Study
Reproduction of Images in Theses and Dissertations (p.11)
Copyright Permissions and Fair Use among Visual Artists and Academic Museum Visual Arts Communities (CAA College Art Association)
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use (Association of Research Libraries)
Fair Use Checklist (Columbia University Libraries)
VRA Visual Resources Association
Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright