Copyright Issues for Faculty

The following information has been compiled to help answer your questions about Copyright.  If you have any other questions, please contact your liaison.

Author’s Rights

Michael  N. Widener, Safeguarding ―The Precious:  Counsel on Law Journal Publication Agreements in Digital Times, 28 John Marshall J. of Comp. & Info. Law 185 (2010), Available at SSRN – http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1674162 (See esp. Parts IV (pp. 13-23) & VI (pp. 27-28)).

Sample Authors’ Agreements

AALS, 1998 – http://www.aals.org/deansmemos/98-24.html

Duke Law Journal, 2011 – http://dlj.law.duke.edu/author-agreement/

Michigan Law Review (No Date) – http://www.michiganlawreview.org/information/submissions/licensing-agreement

SPARC Author Addendum (page walks you through creating form specific to you) – http://scholars.sciencecommons.org/

General (Non-law specific) Resources about Author’s Rights

UF’s Guide to Author’s Rights – http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=32772&sid=2475398

Columbia University, KeepYourCopyrights – http://www.keepyourcopyrights.org/

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, Author Rights –  http://www.sparc.arl.org/theme/author-rights

Copyright in the Classroom

ALA’s Exceptions for Instructors in U.S. Copyright Law – http://librarycopyright.net/resources/exemptions/

UF’s Copyright and Distance Education – http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=32772&sid=1805494

UF’s Digital and Streaming Media – http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=32772&sid=1805485

DVD Encryption: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/10/jailbreaking-now-legal-under-dmca-for-smartphones-but-not-tablets/

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