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                                                            Transfer of Copyright Agreement

                                                                                Must be signed and returned to iNEER through the Editors before the manuscript can be considered for publication.


The transfer of copyright from author to publisher must be clearly stated in writing to enable the publisher to assure maximum dissemination of the author’s work.   Therefore, the following agreement, executed and signed by the author, is required with each manuscript submission.  (If the article is a “work made for hire” it must be signed by the employer.)


Article entitled:




The above article is herewith submitted for publication in an upcoming issue of the iNEER Special Volume series.  Copyright for the above article has not been given to anyone, and the article has not been published before, and is not under consideration for publication in any other journals or book.  It contains no matter that is scandalous, obscene, libelous, or otherwise contrary to law.  When the article is accepted for publication, I, as the author, hereby agree to transfer (U.S. Government employees: see bottom of page) to iNEER all rights under existing copyright laws except for the following, which the author(s) specifically retain(s): 


1.                                           The right to make further copies of all or part of the published article for my use in classroom teaching;

2.                                           The right to reuse all or part of this material in a compilation of my own works or in a textbook of which I am the author;

3.                                           The right to make copies of the published work for internal distribution within the institution that employs me.


I agree that copies made under these circumstances will continue to carry the copyright notice that appeared in the original published work.  I agree to inform my co-authors, if any, of the above terms.


I certify that I have obtained written permission for the use of text, tables, and/or illustrations from any copyrighted sources(s), and I agree to supply such written permission(s) to iNEER upon request. 


                                                                                                                Signature(s) of all authors and date:


Corresponding Author:                                                                     ____________________________________________


Phone: ________________________________                       



Fax:     ________________________________       








Government Copyright                                                                    Institution or Company (if appropriate)


I certify that the above article has been written in the course of the author’s employment by the United States Government, so that it is not subject to U.S. copyright laws. 


Signature ________________________________   Title _______________________________                  Date ___________


Note to U.S. Government Employees:  If the above article was not prepared as part of the employee’s duties, it is not a U.S. Government work.  If the article was prepared jointly, and any co-author is not a U.S. Government employee, it is not a U.S. Government work.