Intellectual Property

I want to publish a book, an article, my research, my dissertation or other material, which contains copy or images from another person's work.

You must:

I want to publish a book, an article, my research, my dissertation or other material, which contains copy from my own previously published work.

 

Do you own the copyright?

 

Yes, I own the copyright.

You can:

  • Use the copy, but you should cite the original publication.

No, the publisher owns the copyright to my work.

You must:

  • Get specific permission from the copyright holder to publish your work anywhere else including articles, books or parts of books, Web pages, coursepacks, etc.

For assistance

Ben Brown, Broad Street Books, Wesleyan University Bookstore & Cafe,brbrown@wesleyan.edu 860-685-7323, fax: 860-685-7338
Library Reference Desk reference@wesleyan.edu, ext. 3873

For More Infomation

Authors Rights Web page and commitee http://www.wesleyan.edu/ip/outside/rights.html

Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/
Creative Commons search http://search.creativecommons.org/
Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/
Sherpa, openining access to research http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo.php 
A searchable database of publisher's copyright policies