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  • Information about copyright when you are doing research

Here you can read more on the copyright issues that are particularly relevant to you as a researcher

Need help?

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact the liason librarian associated with your field, who will be happy to assist you with your questions.

Alternatively, you are always welcome to contact your local library.  

Copyright belongs to the employee

As a researcher employed by the university, you own the copyright to your research results.

When you publish

Research is usually published through a publishing house. Be aware of what kind of agreements you enter into. It may affect what you can do with your publications later.

Protect your copyright

When you publish your research, it is important to consider what kind of agreement you want to make with the publisher. Read about the various agreements.

What can you use in your research

It is permitted to use the results of others, as long as you comply with good practice.

How can others use your research

You own the copyright to your own research results, unless other agreements have been made. If others would like to use your results they need to obtain your consent.

Open Access

An opportunity to make publications available freely on the Internet.

Creative Commons

As a researcher, via Creative Commons licenses, you can specify how your results may be used by others.