'Facebook for scientists' resolves copyright row with some publishers

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"A group of academic publishers has reached an agreement with Researchgate, an online collaboration platform backed by Bill Gates and Goldman Sachs and dubbed ‘Facebook for scientists’, partly resolving a copyright dispute that has split the industry.

The Berlin-based startup said on Thursday it had reached an agreement with publishers Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press and Thieme to work together on sharing articles while protecting the rights of authors and publishers."



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Date tagged:

04/20/2018, 10:29

Date published:

04/20/2018, 06:28