How to Retain Author Rights

By managing your copyright, you can retain the rights to:

  • Distribute copies of your articles to your students.
  • Use portions of your articles in subsequent publications (e.g., figures).
  • Grant others permission to use your work.
  • Place the article in an open access repository such as PubMed Central and eScholarship.


Modify copyright agreements using the Scholar's Copyright Engine (SCAE) developed by Science Commons.

Visit our Getting Published page for more information or to connect with a scholarly communication expert.

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