Copyright Issues for Faculty
The following information has been compiled to help answer your questions about Copyright. If you have any other questions, please contact your liaison or our Head of E-Services & Technology, Jenny Wondracek.
Michael N. Widener, Safeguarding ―The Precious: Counsel on Law Journal Publication Agreements in Digital Times, 28 John Marshall J. of Comp. & Info. Law 185 (2010), Available at SSRN – http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1674162 (See esp. Parts IV (pp. 13-23) & VI (pp. 27-28)).
Sample Authors’ Agreements
AALS, 1998 – http://www.aals.org/deansmemos/98-24.html
Duke Law Journal, 2011 – http://dlj.law.duke.edu/author-agreement/
Michigan Law Review (No Date) – http://www.michiganlawreview.org/information/submissions/licensing-agreement
SPARC Author Addendum (page walks you through creating form specific to you) – http://scholars.sciencecommons.org/
General (Non-law specific) Resources about Author’s Rights
UF’s Guide to Author’s Rights – http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=32772&sid=2475398
Columbia University, KeepYourCopyrights – http://www.keepyourcopyrights.org/
Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, Author Rights – http://www.sparc.arl.org/theme/author-rights
ALA’s Exceptions for Instructors in U.S. Copyright Law – http://librarycopyright.net/resources/exemptions/
UF’s Copyright and Distance Education – http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=32772&sid=1805494
UF’s Digital and Streaming Media – http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=32772&sid=1805485