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This guide is intended to inform McGill University researchers topics of author rights and publication agreements.
When you publish your article you enter into an agreement with the journal publisher. The conditions of the agreement will vary and it's important to understand what rights you are retaining and which ones you are revoking. In some cases you might transfer your copyright to the publisher, in which case you may have to obtain permission for future uses of your article.
This guide is intended for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice.