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Faculty Workshop Series: Session 4: Leveraging Your Rights as an Author: Copyright, Publishing, and Author Rights

Increasing your Scholarly Impact: Navigating Promotion and Tenure A University Libraries Workshop Series

Session 4: Leveraging Your Rights as an Author: Copyright, Publishing and Author Rights - November 9th

Course Description

  • In this session we will help you learn about your rights as an author, including how to use your rights under copyright law to both protect your work from the possible threats that exist in publishing and empower you as a creator of scholarship. Topics will include protecting your work from predatory publishers, negotiating publishing contracts, navigating copyright law, and utilizing open licenses to promote your scholarship while retaining control of it.

  • Copyright for authors

  • Publishing contracts and restrictions

  • Embargoes

  • Predatory publishers

  • Open licensing and Creative Commons

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