Copyright, Publishing, and Intellectual Property

Research Resources

The following links lead to resources that provide information about various issues related to faculty research. UCLA librarians and library staff also provide consultation services in this area.

UC Policies Related to Research

Patents, Software, Open Source

Fair Use and Public Domain

Storing and Preserving Data and Unpublished Research

  • Preserving Your Data: UCLA Web site with information on why and how to ensure long-term viability of research data, best practices, guides to data preparation, and links to data archives
  • Responsible Use of Data: UCLA Web site explaining how to share or deposit data collections; how to apply for grants to collect or use data in research; guidelines on how to complete online data use registrations, execute license agreements, and what is needed for a data protection plan; and information on the use of data for instruction and in courseware

UC Policies on Ownership of Faculty Work