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Academic Profiles: Tools for Expanding Visability and Discovering Reach

A Note About Copyright...

Before uploading any of your articles to an academic networking or institutional/disciplinary repository, be sure to check out the Sherpa Romeo database ( which provides information on publisher copyright including self-archiving and uploads to disciplinary or institutional repositories or sites like RG (usually in pre-or post-print format, not publisher PDF) for specific journals. Of course, the actual contract signed with any author addendum that specifically reserves copyright and/or archiving rights to the author(s) would be the final determinant for individual cases. Other special cases include grants-funded articles which require open access immediately or within a specified period.

More copyright resources to be added here soon!


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