Brush up on your knowledge of copyright basics with information on topics such as copyright registration, the public domain, and orphan works so that you are ready to make your works available in the ways you want.
See our Open Access resource page for an introduction to the ins and outs of open access publishing. You’ll find a download of our guide to Understanding Open Access, along with success stories and other materials.
Refer to our guide to Understanding Fair Use for Nonfiction Authors and related resources to understand fair use and make confident decisions when incorporating copyrighted material into your work.
Read our guide to Understanding and Negotiating Book Publication Contracts and related resources to learn about author-friendly contract terms and negotiation strategies that can help you meet your publishing goals.