Friday, August 26, 2016

Great Smoky Mountains: A Park for America

Celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service by exploring WCU's digital collection, Great Smoky Mountains: A Park for America. This collection was "created to contribute to the public's understanding of the forces and ideas that led to the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1934." The collection features a growing archive of photographs as well as relevant manuscripts.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Get Published: Task Six: Post and Promote Your Work!

So you’ve spent a lot of time researching, writing, and publishing your scholarship.  Wouldn’t it be nice if someone read it?  The final task of Hunter Library's Get Published series focuses on posting your work to the institutional repository (NC DOCKS), which is as easy as sending an email, and the various methods for promoting your work.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Get Published, Task 5: Negotiate Your Author Rights

When your submission is accepted for publication, there are two things to do right away: 1) Celebrate! 2) Negotiate your rights as the author.  Task 5 will help you work with your publisher to retain your author rights. The guide will explain why this is important and will provide specific instructions (and a sample form) for adding a copyright addendum to your contract.