Open Access & Author Rights Support Service


  • Understand the implications of copyright transfer agreements.
  • Navigate the various Creative Commons licenses.
  • Get information about how to make your work available open access.
  • Determine whether you can comply with your funding requirements without paying Article Processing Charges.

Education & Training

  • We can bring our expertise to your symposium, information session, or meeting.
  • We will train your research administrators to help your group navigate the publishing process and rights agreements.


  • Find out when you should seek support from Campus Legal.
  • Connect to Bucky Submit  for help submitting manuscripts to repositories to meet public access compliance rules

To learn more about these services or arrange for support, contact:

Carrie Nelson, Director of Scholarly Communications

A subject librarian for your area.