Basic copyright laws and enforcements have been in effect for hundreds of years. However, laws with such extensive histories can often make understanding them complicated. As publishing moves into a digital arena, copyright laws have become increasingly complex. Authors, Copyright, and Publishing in the Digital Era not only addresses the current complexities that aries with authors and copyright laws when publishing digitally, but it also sheds light on the current processes and procedures in place concerning copyright options for digital publishers. This publication addresses a global audience in the manner in which it discusses traditional methods used in publishing before segueing into new model and strategies for both a business and an author in this ever-expanding digital world.