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A guide to understanding and managing your work as intellectual property.
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If you don't find the answers you're looking for here, we are always available at fairuse@nyu.edu, or by appointment at your convenience.

Please get in touch to arrange for a presentation for your department, class, or program on any copyright issues that affect you. 

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The Library Copyright Office supports NYU's research, teaching, and service mission by providing guidance for faculty, students, and staff on how copyright relates to the creation, use, and sharing of knowledge.

 

Disclaimer

The information presented here is intended for informational purposes and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have specific legal questions pertaining to NYU, please contact the Office of General Counsel.

 

Copyright for Authors & Creators

If you are the author of an original, creative work,

e.g., an article, a photograph, a website ...

you are a copyright owner.

Congratulations!

What does this mean?

 

Your Rights as an Author

It means that, under the law, you have rights to control:

  • where your work is published,
  • who has access, &
  • whether & how it can be re-used 

(For more on the rights of authors under copyright law, see Author Rights.)

Managing your rights as a copyright owner can help you to maximize the impact of your research and scholarship.

 

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Michael Stoller, Director of Collections & Research Services, Medieval/Renaissance Studies Librarian
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New York, NY 10012
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