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Copyright and Open Access in the Humanities

In publishing, copyright is the legal linchpin around which publishing contracts are negotiated. It forms the basis of the exchange between authors and publishers for negotiations on all sorts of terms about when, where, and how scholarship will be communicated to the world. In recent years, the possibilities for those contract terms have dramatically expanded as digital production and online access have changed the way presses publish and scholars find and interact with scholarship. 

Join us on October 25 for a lunchtime discussion about your copyright rights and new publishing options in the humanities, including open online access. We will discuss copyright ownership, contract negotiation, fair use, rights reversions, open access and more. This session will be introduced by three panelists followed by open discussion:

  • Gennifer Weisenfeld, Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies and Dean of Humanities for Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
  • Cathy Rimer-Surles, Assistant Director for Contracts and Intellectual Property for Duke University Press
  • David Hansen, Director of Copyright and Scholarly Communication for Duke University Libraries

Lunch will be provided. Please register at the link below so we have an accurate count for food and seats.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rubenstein Library 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room)
West Campus
Scholarly Communications  
Registration has closed.

Event Organizer

David Hansen
Haley Walton