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Copyright & Open Acess Resources
Scholarly Publishing @ UW
Information on the economics of journal publishing, controling your publishing options, and open acess options at the University of Washington.
Retaining Author's Rights
Most publishers' agreements ask that you assign your copyright to the publisher when they publish your work. Tips for negotiating your rights as an author.
UW Copyright Connection
Copyright can be a complex area of law with few easy answers. This website provides an overview of basic information on copyright with links to background resources and sources for the copyright-related policies at UW.
Copyright Information for Educators at UW
A list of links to resources on Copyright.
US Copyright Office
Information on online registration option; key publications including informational circulars; application forms for copyright registration; links to copyright law and to the homepages of other copyright-related organizations; link to online copyright records cataloged since 1978; latest regulations.
List of publisher contracts and copyright agreements. Searchable by journal title or publisher. Not comprehensive.
Questions To Consider
- When does a work become copyrighted?
- Who owns the copyright?
- What happens when you sign a publisher's agreement?
- What are your rights as an author?