Do you own the works you create?
In general, at the University of Cincinnati, you own the works you create.
Do you have to register for a copyright?
No, copyright is automatically given, but there are some advantages for registering.
What happens when I sign a Publisher's agreement?
Most publishers require you to assign the copyright to the publisher. Doing so may limit your ability to use and share your works with others. Problems may arise when you or others want to:
What should I do to preserve my rights?
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