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Where to publish your research article: Creative Commons licensing

Information and resources to help you make important decisions about where to publish your research.

Creative Commons Licensing

In the Open Access environment, authors generally publish under the Creative Commons Attribution License which allows for free and immediate access to, and unrestricted re-use of, original works of all types. Under this license, authors make their scholarly content legally available for re-use, without permission or fees, and for virtually any purpose. Anyone may copy, distribute, or re-use these articles, with the condition that the author(s) and original source are properly cited.

See: What is Open Access? on the Library website.