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Minnesota Association of Extension Educators April 14, 2009 Linda Eells & Kristen Mastel Author’s Rights: Publishing optio...
Bundle of Author Rights <ul><li>To publish and distribute a work in print or other media </li></ul><ul><li>To reproduce it...
Surrendered Copyright? May Need Permission to:  <ul><li>Post the work on your web site or to a course management system li...
Author’s New Opportunity:  Retain rights - some or all   <ul><li>Reserve only specific rights you need , such as  </li></u...
Reserve Some Specific Rights <ul><li>Sharing your work with others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On your web site </li></ul></ul><...
UMN Copyright Policy
Fair Use
Options and Opportunities for publishing your work <ul><li>Negotiate to retain some of your rights: Author’s Addendum </li...
Negotiate: Author’s Addendum <ul><li>Read your publisher agreements to see what rights you retain </li></ul><ul><li>Use an...
Look for journals with scholar-friendly agreements, or those offering an open access option
Publish in open access journals
A Home for your work: University Digital Conservancy (UDC) http://conservancy.umn.edu/ <ul><li>venue for faculty to deposi...
University Digital Conservancy
Self-Publishing: Protect your rights Creative Commons creativecommons.org <ul><li>Creative Commons Directory:  </li></ul><...
Specific Copyright Questions? <ul><li>Hiring process underway for a Director to establish a  Copyright and Publishing Reso...
Comments/Questions? <ul><li>Thank you for attending this session! </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Eells  [email_address] </li></ul...
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MAEE Author’s Rights

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  1. 1. Minnesota Association of Extension Educators April 14, 2009 Linda Eells & Kristen Mastel Author’s Rights: Publishing options & alternative venues
  2. 2. Bundle of Author Rights <ul><li>To publish and distribute a work in print or other media </li></ul><ul><li>To reproduce it (e.g., through photocopying) </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare translations or other derivative works </li></ul><ul><li>To perform or display the work publicly </li></ul><ul><li>To authorize others to exercise any of these rights </li></ul>
  3. 3. Surrendered Copyright? May Need Permission to: <ul><li>Post the work on your web site or to a course management system like WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Re-use excerpts in another work </li></ul><ul><li>Translate the work into another language </li></ul><ul><li>Make copies of the work for your colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Place the work in course-packs </li></ul><ul><li>Place the work in a digital repository or archive </li></ul>
  4. 4. Author’s New Opportunity: Retain rights - some or all <ul><li>Reserve only specific rights you need , such as </li></ul><ul><li>the right to copy material for instructional purposes </li></ul><ul><li>the right to post your work on your web site </li></ul><ul><li>the right to republish an essay in a book </li></ul><ul><li>--but otherwise transfer ownership of the copyright to the publisher </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Retain ownership of the copyright and license to publishers only specific rights, such as </li></ul><ul><li>the right of first publication </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reserve Some Specific Rights <ul><li>Sharing your work with others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On your web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In an open access repository </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course reserves (electronic or print) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course packs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Future uses of your work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Derivative works, translations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anthologies, edited volumes </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. UMN Copyright Policy
  7. 7. Fair Use
  8. 8. Options and Opportunities for publishing your work <ul><li>Negotiate to retain some of your rights: Author’s Addendum </li></ul><ul><li>Look for journals with scholar-friendly agreements, or those offering an open access option </li></ul><ul><li>Publish in open access journals </li></ul>
  9. 9. Negotiate: Author’s Addendum <ul><li>Read your publisher agreements to see what rights you retain </li></ul><ul><li>Use an author’s addendum to reserve your rights for sharing, teaching, and future uses </li></ul>CIC Addendum
  10. 10. Look for journals with scholar-friendly agreements, or those offering an open access option
  11. 11. Publish in open access journals
  12. 12. A Home for your work: University Digital Conservancy (UDC) http://conservancy.umn.edu/ <ul><li>venue for faculty to deposit copies of their works for long-term preservation and open access </li></ul><ul><li>centralized, searchable access to institutional digital resources that would have traditionally gone to the University Archives (physical formats, e.g. print) </li></ul><ul><li>increased exposure due to higher ranking of repository content in Google’s algorithm, and [possibly] increased impact </li></ul>
  13. 13. University Digital Conservancy
  14. 14. Self-Publishing: Protect your rights Creative Commons creativecommons.org <ul><li>Creative Commons Directory: </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Content_Curators </li></ul>
  15. 15. Specific Copyright Questions? <ul><li>Hiring process underway for a Director to establish a Copyright and Publishing Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study review </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#1-Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#2-Horticulture publication with many revisions) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In the interim, contact Karen Williams, Assistant University Librarian for Academic Programs [email_address] </li></ul>
  16. 16. Comments/Questions? <ul><li>Thank you for attending this session! </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Eells [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Kristen Mastel [email_address] </li></ul>

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