Copyright Publishing Intellectual Property

Publishing Resources

The following links lead to external resources that provide information about and assistance with various aspects of publishing. UCLA librarians and library staff also provide services in this area.

Your Rights as an Author

Making Your Work More Visible via Open Access

Using Copyrighted Material

Understanding Your Publisher

  • SHERPA/RoMEO: database summarizing publishers' copyright transfer agreements
  • Eigenfactor: Ranks journals in the natural and social sciences according to citation influence; also measures journal price and cost effectiveness

NIH Public Access Policy