Copyright: Copyright law protects creative works. Examples of types of works protected by copyright law include books, journal articles, websites, blogs, photographs, films, videos, audio & visual recordings, and software programs.
Within copyright you have five rights: the right to reproduce copies, make derivative works, distribute copies, and perform or display the work publicly.
Embargo: A period of time where the publication or dissemination of a work is delayed.
Creative Commons Licenses: A Creative Commons license can apply to all works that are protected by copyright law. With a Creative Commons license you can communicate to others how they can use your work while retaining full copyright of your work.
Major publishers have standard copyright and archiving policies. If your publisher is not included in the list below, you can search SHERPA/RoMEO by journal or publisher, or consult the journal's website.