"At Brooklyn College, we're having an authors' rights event called "You Know What You Write, But Do You Know Your Rights? Understanding and Protecting Your Rights as an Author." In it, we'll help faculty understand…"
When you publish a journal article, you sign a copyright agreement. Do you know what you're agreeing to when you sign it? Different journals have different policies: Some journals require you to relinquish your copyright. (After you sign this kind of agreement, you have to ask permission or even pay to share your article with students and colleagues!)Some journals allow you to retain some rights (e.g., the right to post the article online). Some journals leave copyright in your hands. (You…See More