As a creator of original material within the scope of your employment at the University of Ottawa, or as a student, you are usually entitled to the copyright and related interests. For more information, please review the University’s , as well as your collective agreement or employment contract if applicable.
Note: it is possible that you do not own the copyright to your own published material! Many journals and publishers ask you to sign your copyright interests over to them when they agree to publish your article, chapter, or book. Always check the terms of your agreement with the publisher.
More information on retaining your copyright can be found on the page, as part of the University’s initiative. If you require any assistance in interpreting a publication agreement or in negotiating terms, please .