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Copyright: Register Your Work

Basic copyright information and guidance

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Online Copyright Registration  (U.S. Copyright Office) 

WHY should I register my work? Registration can facilitate your claim of infringement, should it become necessary, even though copyright exists whether or not a work is registered with the United States Copyright Office.

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Authors Rights: Authors who publish in scholarly publications and would like UNBOUND to preserve their work should consider retaining certain Authors' Rights by modifying the publisher's agreement with an Author Addendum

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Share your work and retain rights you want to keep.