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By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

● Define the basics of copyright.

● Discuss why retaining copyright is useful for academic authors.

● Recognize the sections of a publishing contract.

● Identify common book contract terms and explain why they are important to authors.

● Revise book contract terms to better reflect the needs of authors.

● Plan to negotiate changes to a publishing contract that are advantageous to the author.

● Identify 2-3 sources of additional information on negotiating with publishers to keep copyright.