Many publishers will allow authors to post a pre-print or
post-print version of their articles to a digital repository
(such as the UW Digital Collections Center
to self-archive on a personal web site.
Search for a summary of
permissions normally given as part of publisher's copyright
transfer agreements at
SHERPA/RoMEO. Please read the
MINDS@UW for a good overview of questions to ask before
publishing and actions to take after publishing. More
questions? Please ask
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Control Your Copyright (from UW-Madison
Libraries Office of Scholarly Communication
Important information about how you can
retain copyright to your scholarly work,
including sample contracts and addenda.
A resource for faculty and librarian action to
reclaim scholarly communication.
Academic Journal Policy Database
A database (maintained by the University of
Cincinnati) containing publisher policies on
their academic journals. A good place
for authors to visit to compare publisher
policies regarding copyright, archive
Project RoMEO (Rights MEtadata for Open
Self-archiving terms from many publishers.