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Open Access

Keeping the Rights to Your Work

Authors can retain the rights to their journal articles, books and other created materials.  These are some organizations with author rights resources:

Author Rights
Use the SPARC Author Addendum to secure your rights as the author of a journal articles.

Scholar's Copyright Addendum Engine
The Scholar's Copyright Addendum Engine will help you generate a PDF form that you can attach to a journal publisher's copyright agreement to ensure that you retain certain rights.

Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook
Researchers' benefits of Open Access for research dissemination.