Publication Agreement


_________________________________________________________________ (Author)

Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA), Inc. is pleased to undertake the online publication of the Work entitled:


(Title of chapter or other component)

in _____________________________________________________________________.

(Title of Work)

KOA, Inc. hereby represents that the Work cannot be published unless this form is completed, signed, and returned to the original author(s) of the above-named Work, or some alternative form acceptable to KOA, Inc. has been created, signed, and returned.

As a condition of publication, the Author hereby grants and assigns to KOA, Inc., under the terms set forth below, any and all rights covered by the Copyright Law of the United States and those of all foreign countries in and to the above-named Work, including subsidiary rights.

The Author also hereby guarantees that the Work contains no matter which can be construed as libelous or as infringing in any way the copyright of another party, and that he/she will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless KOA, Inc. against all suits, proceedings, or claims that may be taken on the grounds that the Work is in such violation. If the Work involves or contains text or graphics for which republication permission is necessary, the Author affirms that permission for use of that material in all print, electronic, and any other media has been granted by the copyright holder and that all necessary documentation of the permissions is attached to this form.

KOA, Inc., as assignee, grants to the Author the right to use his or her Work for the following non-commercial purposes: the right to make and distribute copies in the course of teaching and research; the right to quote from the Work in any book or article that he or she may later write; the right to photocopy the Work for his or her own use, including use in his or her own classes; the right to post the Author’s own versions (but not KOA, Inc.’s versions) on the Author’s personal website, in the Author’s university repository, and in other open access repositories (non-commercial, and must not directly compete with KOA, Inc.), with copyright and source information provided along with a link to the published book as soon as it is available; and the right to republish the Work in any book he or she may write or edit after the book has appeared. In case of republication, notice of previous publication in this book, and that it is republished by permission of the copyright holder must be given.

Either the (lead) Author of the Work or the Editor of the book will be given the opportunity and a reasonable amount of time, to read and correct the edited manuscript and proofs; but if these are not returned to KOA, Inc. by the date specified, then online publication may proceed without the corrections. For diagrams or illustrations used in the Work, the Author agrees to furnish camera-ready artwork satisfactory to KOA, Inc.’s webmaster. The Author further agrees to reimburse KOA, Inc. for the cost of any alterations KOA, Inc. must make on such camera-ready material, and for any costs of alterations caused by the Author (in already typeset material) that are in excess of 10 percent of the cost of composition for the Work.


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