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Copyright- OLD: For Authors

Publishing contracts

Having problems understanding the legalese of the contract you've been given to sign? Simplified versions of contracts by individual publishers are available in the Sherpa/Romeo database.

It is really important to negotiate your copyright license. Here are some sites that will help.

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