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Feb 22, 2020
Lightroom Version Number
Lightroom version: 3.2 [20200204-0604-bc5e360] (Feb 4 2020)
Operating System
  1. Windows 10
I know how to add copy right to each individual file. Is there a way to do it for my entire library and immediately upon adding photos? I’ve tried looking online and I can’t seem to find the library module that is mentioned.
Yes and it is easy :)

For already imported photos, on the left panel of Library, select the Root Folder. It should bear the highest number of photos beside it. Select all photos in grid and then, apply your ©. Repeat if you have other main folders on other drives.

For future imports, Go to "Import" and then, set your © in the right column (and other default settings you may want) and at the bottom center of the window create an Import Preset.
If you do not see that right panel, You are probably using the small import dialog box. To expand it to the full Import Window, just select the down arrow at the bottom left of your small import dialog box.
I fact, the bottom option is to Select your metadata preset. You create it in the right column under the "Apply While Importing" section. Sorry for the confusion.
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