Authors do not have to transfer all their rights to journal publishers in order to have their articles published. These online resources discuss how authors should and can manage the rights in their scholarly articles.
This advisory, made available by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), assists authors in retaining copyright ownership of articles they publish in journals.
This document enables authors to secure a more balanced agreement by retaining select rights, such as the rights to reproduce, reuse, and publicly present the articles they publish for non-commercial purposes. It helps Canadian researchers comply with funding agencies' public access policies.
This explanatory brochure provides context and instructions for using the SPARC Canadian Author Addendum.
This is a discussion of why authors should retain and manage the copyright of their scholarly works. It also provides a list of relevant online resources for reference.
This site provides summaries of journal publishers' copyright policies, including what authors can do with the final published version of their articles.
Produced by Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand, this video explains the six different types of Creative Commons license and how authors and creators can use them to facilitate legal sharing of their copyrighted materials.