eRittenhouse Copyright and Open Access / Self-Authoring

  • eRittenhouse is hosted on a Canadian web site and therefore Canadian copyright law applies.
  • Copyright of text, images and videos (except where held by others) of articles published remains that of the authors or creators.
  • Copyright of the design and others aspects of eRittenhouse is held by the editor.
  • eRittenhouse supports open access to our site. Although we reserve the copyright for the authors and for the publication, we allow authors to store and make copies of their papers available on their personal and/or institutional websites.
  • The original source of the material must be clearly visible and the documents may not be edited or otherwise altered without the written approval of the editor (
  • Copies may not be copied onto sites where there are charges for access to our copyright material.
  • For more information on Open Access see the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities at: