Publishing & Authorship
Sharing Your Work Online
Obtaining permission from your publisher to post an electronic version, even a pre-print, will assist you in sharing your work with students and colleagues. Publishers will often give specific usage rights; we suggest that you complete an author addendum, and attach it to the publisher’s contract.
Digital Commons is a repository where faculty and students can post their research and scholarly works. Faculty can also request a Selected Works page where they can post a picture, biographical information, research and teaching interests, and scholarship. For more information, contact Scholarly Communication.
Creative Commons (CC) “is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright.” CC is a helpful way to inform others of the permissible use of your works.
Open Access (OA) Journals are freely available on the Internet and do not charge for access to their materials. OA Journals increase the availability and potential impact of your work.