Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Benefits of Rights Management for Authors

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) have released a short video on the increasing need for authors to retain their rights, i.e. copyright, over their own work. The two-minute video presentation explains in simple, graphic terms the potential for wider exposure of scholarly articles when authors retain key rights. The press release is available at The address of the video is:

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