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Open Access Toolkit: Author Rights

Use this guide to learn more about Open Access publications, funding, metrics, etc.

Knowing Your Rights as an Author

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has created the CARL Guide to Author Rights.  Consult this document:

  • Before you submit your manuscript to a journal or book publisher
  • During the submission and review process, and
  • After publication.

It provides authors with a wealth of information around selecting publishers, funder requirements, etc.

Retaining Copyright with Author's Addendums

SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) to learn about how to guarantee - and exercise - yo right to self-archive your research.  Read and include before signing any publishing contract. 


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