What Can Faculty, Scientists, and Students Do?
Last Updated on 2008-12-13 00:00:00
In your role as a member of the scholarly communications process there are many steps you can take to be a proactive partner. Among them are:
Be informed of your rights as an author. View the SPARC brochure on Author Rights. Use the customizable copyright addendum form to retain rights to your work.
Review your publication agreement and retain rights to enhance the usability of your work.
Submit your manuscript to journals that allow you to retain partial or full copyright of your work. Consult Sherpa-RoMEO to view what publishers allow or contact our Scholarly Communications Specialist. We will help you find publishers that allow for authors to retain some copyrights.
Comply with the NIH Public Access Policy and deposit your NIH-funded manuscript into PubMed Central.
Give Becker Library your NIH-funded manuscript for us to submit on your behalf in compliance with the NIH... More »