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Graduate Research: Guide to the Literature Review

This guide is intended to introduce basic concepts related to preparing a literature review in the fields of information systems, information security, and computer science. Research requires time, patience, creativity, and problem-solving.

Author Rights

Authors will benefit by understanding their rights and negotiating with their publishers to retain rights. Such rights control the availability of the work to others as well as the author's right to use the work in his or her own classroom, website, etc.

In addition to the links below, see the YouTube videos, "Bargaining for Better Publication Agreements" by Kenneth Crews and "Open Access Explained!" by Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen.

Bargaining for Better Publication Agreements

In this 25-minute video, “Dr. Kenneth D. Crews, director of the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University, gives an overview of issues and strategies for getting better agreements that respect your scholarly works.”  

Open Access Explained

Learn why "open access" is a researcher's issue.

Published on Oct 25, 2012 on YouTube.

"What is open access? Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen take us through the world of open access publishing and explain just what it's all about. Make sure to watch it in HD and Fullscreen!"
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