Copyright for publishing

The following pages provide information about copyright as it applies in publishing your research:

  • Copyright basics for creators
    • This page provides the basics of your rights under the Copyright Act and an introduction to the implications of Policy 73: Intellectual Property.
  • Publisher agreements
    • This page provides information about what to expect when publishing your work, focusing mostly on publishing in academic journals and conferences.
  • Selecting journals for publication module
    • This online learning module will help you understand how to select the right journal for your research. It also provides examples of red flags that will help you avoid low quality or deceptive journals (sometimes referred to as predatory journals).
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Need help? Have questions?

Reach out to copyright@uwaterloo.ca or submit a copyright consultation request for you or your group.