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Author Rights - General
Author Rights & the SPARC Author Addendum
Link to brochure - "Author Rights" plus addendum form for authors to use in their publishing agreements. SPARC is an initiative of the Association for Research Libraries.
How to Retain Ownership of Your Copyright When Dealing With Publishers
Guide to negotiation (select "Author Rights" tab) from the Arizona State University libraries.
Scholar's Copyright Addendum Engine
This will help you generate a PDF form that you can attach to a journal publisher's copyright agreement. Link from SPARC.
Copyright - Authors
Statement plus links for more information. From the GALILEO Knowledge Repository (part of the University System of Georgia).
Summary of permissions that are normally given as part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement. Search by journal title, ISSN, or publisher name.
SHERPA Definitions and Terms
Within the SHERPA RoMEO website, this section briefly explains post-print, pre-print, and publisher's version of a journal article.
Authors' Rights: More Information
Links to sample author addenda from Univ. of Michigan and Univ. of California system, plus summary of ARL Spec Kit 310 on this topic. From the Assoc. of Research Libraries.