Copyright Agreement

Please print out and return this form to the address at the end of the Form. (A pdf version of this form is also available.)

This Agreement, dated _______________ (date), is by and between museum & society, the 'Journal', and _____________________________(author's name), the 'Author'.

In consideration of the following mutual undertakings, it is agreed:

  1. The Author has created a work entitled
    ____________________________________________________________
    (title of paper) (the 'Work') and owns the copyright to the Work.
  2. Author hereby grants to the Journal a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully-paid up, royalty-free license to publish the Work in the Journal, its electronic archive, its paper archive, or any collection of the Journal's works in any form whatsoever. Journal shall have the right to include the Work as part of its collection available on interlibrary loan.
  3. The Author agrees that s/he shall not publish the Work in any other Journal, whether electronic or otherwise, in the same or substantially the same form as the Work, without acknowledging prior publication in this Journal.
  4. The Author accepts her/his responsibility to obtain copyright permissions for any material included in the article and warrants that such permissions have been obtained.
  5. The Author warrants that s/he has the full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to grant the rights granted in this Agreement.
  6. The Journal undertakes to publish the Work by placing it on the Journal's server and maintain copies of the Work in accordance with its Archive Policy.
  7. This Agreement shall become effective and binding at the date of formal acceptance of the Work for publication by the Journal.

Museum & Society (Journal)

Signed:___________________________________________(author's signature)

(Based on the Author's Agreement form of the Electronic Journal of Combinatorics. Used by permission.)

Please mail the completed form to:

J Roberts, Production Editor
Museum & Society
University of Leicester
School of Museum Studies
Museum Studies Building
19 University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RF

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