The University Library assists researchers with understanding and negotiating their rights as authors. Contact:
Science & Scholarly Communications Librarian
We gratefully acknowledge that this guide was adapted from Jessica Lange's Author Rights guide at McGill University.
Unless otherwise noted, content is this guide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
This guide is intended to inform USask researchers on the topics of author rights and publication agreements.
When you publish your article you enter into an agreement with the journal publisher. The conditions of the agreement will vary and it's important to understand what rights you are retaining and which ones you are revoking. In some cases you might transfer your copyright to the publisher, in which case you may have to obtain permission for future uses of your article.
This guide is intended for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice.
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