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Recently updated: Protecting Scholarly Legacy and Open Access and Sharing Scholarly Work have been updated with new precedents and additional liniked resources
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Columbia University's Copyright Policy applies to faculty, librarians and researchers. Please consult the policy to understand when you own your copyright and when the University might own certain rights too.