As stated in article 6è of the Intellectual Property Law (LPI), the person who appears as such in the work, through the name, signature or a sign that identifies it, is considered author, unless there is a proof to the contrary, (if the work is disclosed anonymously or with a pseudonym or a sign, the exercise of intellectual property rights corresponds to the natural or legal person that disseminates it with the consent of its author).
In accordance with the mentioned article, it is recommended that the authors declare their authorship to a visible place of publication. Specifically, as detailed in the document "Design and elaboration of teaching materials, prepared by the UPC.
|Place of publication
||Items to include
Since it is the first contact that the reader will have with the work, you must not forget the following elements:
- Title of the work
- Name and surname of the author or authors
- Name of the collection (if any)
- School or faculty
- Department name (optionally)
- UPC logo
||Normally it consists of a repetition of the cover. You can avoid any of the elements that have appeared on the cover, such as the UPC logo.
It is the first couple page of the work (number 2), since it is the one that appears on the back of the cover, and its mission is to indicate certain concrete data
- Copyright (name and date of publication, preceded by the symbol ©)
- Editorial editorial rights regarding editing
- Place of printing and date
- Legal deposit
- ISBN (for published books)
In the case of most teaching materials, since it is not published books, it is not necessary to write all the data, but it would be advisable, at least, to show the place and date of printing - even by reprogramming means such as photocopies - and, if applicable, the legal deposit number.
It is also convenient to add the symbol of copyright, and differentiate if the content responds to the work of a group of people (in this case the name of the school or center should be stated) or if it is the fruit of only one person (in this case the copyright would be personal) . In particular, the following aspects are included in our website: