Library Partners Press Terms of Agreement: Contributor Agreement
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Contact Information *
Your Name, email, phone, address
Date of This Agreement *
today's date, in other words
The Publisher *
aka, the "Publisher" in this agreement
The Editor *
aka, the "Editor" in this agreement
Your Contributor Name (how you want your name appear on the Table of Contents) *
aka, the "Contributor" in this agreement
Contributed Document (or Essay) Title *
aka, the "Document" (or essay title) in this agreement
Representations and Warranties *
The Contributor warrants that this Document is original, created by the Contributor, and that the Contributor has legal authority to grant the rights in this agreement. The Contributor represents that the Document is free and clear of any charges of copyright infringement or any other charges, including libel, and that the Document does not infringe upon any rights, including proprietary, statutory law or common law. The Contributor releases the Publisher and the Editor from any responsibilities, fees or legal charges relating to any legal actions, including charges of plagiarism, incurred by the contents of the Document or by the actions of the Contributor.
Copyright *
The Contributor and Editor and Publisher represent and warrant that the Contributor is and remains the pre- and post-publication Copyright holder of the Document.
Grants *
The Contributor grants the Editor the right to publish the Document in electronic and/or print formats, as well as grants the following: The Publisher’s right to distribute and promote the Document via Wake Forest University’s digital publishing platforms (e.g, Tizra, Biblioboard, WakeSpace) and/or Library Partners Press' print-on-demand platforms (e.g., Amazon's CreateSpace, Ingram's Spark, and others), and/or the ZSR Library's Archives and WakeSpace institutional repositories. The Publisher’s non-exclusive right to promote and publish the Document for a period of at least one year from the date of this signed agreement. The Editor's and/or Contributor’s right to enter another non-exclusive agreement with the Publisher for continued or abbreviated publication rights to the Document on terms to be mutually agreed upon, once or before the existing agreement term has ended. The Publisher’s right to use the Contributor's name and image (provided by Contributor) in all marketing or promotion efforts, both in print and online.
Prices, Commissions, and Royalties *
The Contributor and Editor and Publisher agree that: the Editor will determine the Document’s for-sale price, within the Publisher’s preferred per Document price parameters of $0.00-$100; the Contributors all must agree to defer any and all royalties on any and all sales revenue generated by sale of the Document, and the Publisher will collect and distribute back to the Editor (who may defer) any and all royalties and commissions on a quarterly or annual basis, at the Publisher's discretion.
With Regard to Royalties *
Per the stipulation above, the Contributor defers any and all potential royalties from sale of the Document.
Delivery, Editing, and other Rights *
The Contributor agrees to deliver the Document to the Editor or Publisher in its final revised form, abiding by formatting guidelines set by Editor or Publisher. If, in the opinion of the Editor or Publisher, the Document’s format is unsatisfactory or un-useable, the Publisher may return the Document to the Editor or Contributor for re- formatting. The Publisher and the Editor and the Contributor agree to edit the Document’s electronic format and layout and pagination ad hoc, including changes, deletions, and additions, to the text, abstract, table-of- contents, cover, and other metadata. The Editor and Contributor may pursue other (electronic or print) subsidiary rights not covered by this agreement for this Document at any time. If another publishing contract is obtained by the Editor or Contributor, the Editor or Contributor will notify the Publisher and the Document may be re-considered.
Please "e-sign" your name (or initial) to indicate agreement with these terms. *
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