Things we can learn from the ongoing Heterocycles debacle - Ross Mounce

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"So, I hope CLOCKSS does have a complete digital copy of the journal, but the question is: will CLOCKSS make it available? This all depends on CLOCKSS assessment of whether a “trigger event” has occurred here. From the information given on the CLOCKSS website it seems that the definition of a trigger event is quite open to interpretation. If a title is no longer offered (online), the publisher is no longer providing access to the content AND there are no successor interests or reversion or transfer of rights then (and only then) CLOCKSS will make their copies available online for all to read. From what the executive director of CLOCKSS says in the Chemistry World interview, it seems CLOCKSS are choosing to wait for the publisher of Heterocycles to find a successor. Alicia Wise is quoted as saying: “we will be in a position to make it available should they not find a successor organisation to look after it”...."


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Date tagged:

04/11/2024, 13:58

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04/11/2024, 09:58