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Negotiating Author-Friendly Publication Agreements

Introduction for Authors

UConn spelled out by students standing on lawnPublishers frequently insist on authors' signing away their copyright and giving up other important rights over their own writings and discoveries. However, you as an author have the right to negotiate your publication agreements to get the best terms possible for you. This guide's purpose is to empower authors to negotiate author-friendly publication agreements when working with publishers to disseminate their books and articles.