What the history of copyright in academic publishing tells us about Open Research | Impact of Social Sciences

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"It has become a fact of academic life, that when researchers publish papers in academic journals, they sign away the copyright to their research, or licence it for distribution. However, from a historical perspective this practice is a relatively recent phenomenon. In this post Aileen Fyfe, explores how copyright has become intertwined with scholarly publishing and presents three insights from the history of the Royal Society that inform ongoing debates around openness in research and scholarly communication...."



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06/03/2019, 15:39

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06/03/2019, 11:39