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Rights Retention: Publish with Power – Protect your Rights

Rights Retention: Publish with Power – Protect your Rights Online

Who owns the rights to your published research? It might not be who you think...

When you publish in academic journals you will be required to sign an agreement with the publisher, but do you know what this entails?

Losing your copyright can prevent you from reusing your work as you wish. Crucially, you may be left unable to meet the Open Access requirements of your research funder, as you are prohibited from immediately sharing your accepted manuscript.

Rights retention helps authors to retain rights which automatically belong to them and helps enable compliance with funder Open Access policies.

In this session we will hear from leading experts in rights retention, about why we need retention strategies, how rights retention is being adopted and the benefits it could afford you and your research.


Sally Rumsey: OA Expert & Academic Librarian (Retired). Until 2022 Sally was the JISC Open Access Expert on the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy. Prior to this she was head of Scholarly Communications and Research Data Management for Bodelian Libraries at the University of Oxford.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
15:00 - 16:00
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 46 seats available.

Event Organizer

Leah Maughan