It gives access to conditions on publication agreements signed with publishers.
Copyright Toolbox
A tool that provides information about author and publishers´ interests in regards to the publication, so they can reach agreements beneficial to both sides.
Author’s Addenda is an agreement of publication with the publisher. It is a legal standardized document that amends the publication agreement with the publisher and allows the author to reserve certain rights. Some examples of Author´s Addenda are below:

Creative Commons

Creative Commons develops, supports and administers legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation.
There is no need to register in order to use the Creative Commons licenses. Licensing a work is as simple as selecting which of the six licenses best meets your goals. It then marks your work so that others know that you have chosen to release the work under the terms of that particular license.

Roarmap (Registry of Open Access Repository Mandates and Policies)

The Registry of Open Access Repository Mandates and Policies (ROARMAP) is a searchable international registry charting the growth of open access mandates adopted by universities, research institutions and research funders which requires their researchers to provide open access to their peer-reviewed research article output by depositing it in an open access repository.

This is a WIPO global database that allows searching millions of patent documents.


Guía de Recursos abiertos (REA): Licencias. Turning a resource in OER.



IE Publishing is the designer, developer, and distributor of IE Business School’s learning materials. IE Knowledge platform has a large collection of multimedia materials, such as case studies and tutorials, as well as individual and multiuser simulators, based on innovation. There are case studies on Spanish companies and many other countries, as well as global businesses – all written by international professors at IE.
Portal dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and research in the Social Sciences (Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Sciences, Legal, Management, Negotiation, Social & Environmental Sciences, and Social Insurance). SSRN has two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts for over 150,400 academic working papers and unpublished papers, and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 119,300 full-text documents from all over the world downloadable in pdf format. Furthermore, SSRN aims to support direct communication between paper authors and other members of the research community and includes author contact details such as email addresses.
To submit a Working Paper, please contact the Publishing Department
RePEc (Research Papers on Economics)
IE Library includes papers by IE Foundation researchers in RePEc, a project involving over 58 countries which the main objective is to contribute to the diffusion of research outputs on Economics.
It is a database offering access to over 215,000 full-text working papers as well as the opportunity to consult 266,000 journal articles, some of them full-text. Besides, it includes over 2,700 book listings, 1,500 software components, 13,000 author contact and publication listings, and 10,250 institutional contact listings.