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eScholarship@Morgan is an institutional repository for scholarship created by the faculty, students, and staff of Morgan State University.
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Copyright requirements

You MUST hold copyright for any work you contribute to eScholarship@Morgan. The librarians at the Earl S. Richardson Library will:

  • check all submissions for copyright
  • help locate copyright holders & request permission to use copyrighted materials when necessary
  • consult you on copyright issues, author’s rights, Creative Commons licensing options, & publisher self-archiving policies


For questions relating to the eScholarship@Morgan repository, contact Marcus Ladd at or (443) 885-1706.

For other questions, contact the Earl S. Richardson Library at (443) 885-3477 or the Reference Desk at


Useful tools for copyright

Framework for analyzing copyright

  • Adapted from Kevin Smith & Lisa Macklin (CC BY-SA 4.0) to help understant copyright

Copyright slider tool (requires Flash)

Creative Commons

Scholar's Copyright Addendum Engine


SPARC Author Addendum

Subject Guide

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