Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Law Library

Scholarship Resources


The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a website devoted to the promotion of scholarship in the fields of economics, finance, accounting, management and law. Academic papers can be posted by the author as a PDF document on SSRN. Papers can be submitted to SSRN once a user has registered. Instructions for registering. Once logged in, click on "My Papers" on the left side of the screen. Click on "Start New Submission." A new window will appear with instructions for submitting the paper. To start, click on "Start Submission" at the bottom of the screen. Follow the instructions.


ExpressO is a service provided by The Berkeley Electronic Press ("bepress") which produces tools to improve scholarly communication. ExpressO helps legal scholars manage the manuscript submissions process. Authors may select from a list of 550+ reviews to which they would like their works submitted. Instructions for submitting.

LexisNexis Directory of Law Reviews

The LexisNexis Directory of Law Reviews contains contact information for general student edited law reviews, special focus student edited publications, peer-reviewed and trade journals, and university presses.

Publishing in Law Reviews & Sources for Staying Current in Areas of Law

Copyright Management

Creative Commons Copyright Licenses
The Creative Commons copyright licenses and tools provide simple and standardized ways to grant copyright permissions to creative work.

Scholar's Copyright Addendum Engine from Science Commons

The Scholar's Copyright Addendum Engine will help you generate a PDF form that you can attach to a journal publisher's copyright agreement to ensure that you retain certain rights.

The American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Model Author/Journal Agreement

MIT Libraries Copyright Amendment Form (Amendment to Publication Agreement)

OhioLINK Library Community Recommendations on Retention of Intellectual Property Rights for Works Produced by Ohio Faculty and Students

SPARC Resources for Authors

ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit

Reserving Rights of Use in Works Submitted for Publication: Negotiating Publishing Agreements
Copyright Management Center, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.


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