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eScholarship@Morgan: Help & guidelines

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

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 Chris Iweha at or (443) 885-3478.


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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Chris Iweha
Morgan State University
Earl S. Richardson Library, Room 312
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