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Scholarly Communications

Copyright, Author Rights, & Open Access Publishing

Please note: The content of this guide should not be considered legal advice. For specific guidance or questions, contact an attorney with expertise in copyright law. 

Understanding copyright and publishing models is essential for authors of scholarly works. This page provides resources on the past and present of U.S. copyright law, your rights as an author, and Open Access publishing.  

Copyright Resources

Author Rights Resources

Open Access Publishing Resources