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Authors' Rights in Scholarly Publishing: Creative Commons Licenses

A guide to copyright in scholarly publishing, including negotiating with publishers, journal options, and self-archiving.

Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons ChartCreative Commons (CC) licenses grant more rights than traditional publishers, and are often what open access journals use. All CC licenses require that you attribute the original source.


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