Do You Want to Focus on These Issues During OA Week But You Feel Don’t Have Enough Information?
Here are some wonderful resources to help you build your author rights educational program. The links include handouts, brochures, and videos for OA Week 2010!
Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook (OASIS)
SPARC’s Resources for Authors Website
- ACRL/ARL/SPARC Web cast: Understanding Author Rights --- Downloadable Video
This one hour webcast is designed to help librarians better engage disciplinary faculty and researchers on the topic of author rights. Learn the basic issues and understand outreach strategies.
- Introduction to Copyright Resources
Practical guidance when submitting journal articles.
- Know Your Copy Rights - Downloadable brochure
Among the topics covered in the brochure are: fair use, the advantage of linking to instead of copying works, and special provisions for displaying or performing works in classes.
- Campus and Regional Initiatives
Institutions and organizations across the world are leading initiatives to inform authors in all disciplines about their rights and how to retain them. A sample is presented here.
SURF's digital rights expert community, has produced a short film on Author rights, your rights.