Below you will find a list of tools that may be useful when preparing works for publication.
AuthorMapper, an online tool for visualizing scientific research, enables document discovery based on author locations and geographic maps.
Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright. They provide free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially or any combination thereof.
The Microsoft External Research vision is to support the scholarly communications lifecycle with software and services so that data and information flow in a coordinated and seamless fashion.
You may use this site to find a summary of permissions that are normally given as part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement.