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Does the publisher allow authors to deposit a copy of the journal article in a repository?
Consult SHERPA/RoMEO, a not-for-profit database devoted to keeping an updated record of publisher policies on self-archiving. Librarians and other library staff responsible for Spectrum are available to follow up with you if further information about a publisher's policies need to be obtained. Let us know if you need help: firstname.lastname@example.org
Basic information about the journal article OR the DOI of your article
A version of the article, depending on what the publisher allows (e.g. your peer-reviewed post-print, the Publisher's PDF, etc.)
Contact the publisher directly to ask if they allow authors to deposit in an institutional repository:
We have prepared a sample message that can be sent to a journal publisher. Feel free to modify for your purposes. It can be found at: http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/sample_message_to_publisher.doc
If you need help, please contact Spectrum editors at email@example.com.