The ‘restricting choice of publication’ threat | Danny Kingsley | Unlocking Research

peter.suber's bookmarks 2018-03-14


"When you work in the open access space, language matters. It is very easy to distract the academic community from the actual discussion at hand and we are seeing an example of this right now. The emerging narrative seems to be that open access policies, and specifically the UK Scholarly Communication Licence (UKSCL), are going to threaten academics’ ability to choose where they publish. The UK-SCL Policy Summary is explicitly “an open access policy mechanism which ensures researchers can retain re-use rights in their own work, they retain copyright and they retain the freedom to publish in the journal of their choice (assigning copyright to the publisher if necessary)”. Let’s keep that in mind when considering the following examples of the ‘restricting choice of publication’ argument that have crossed my path recently...."


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Tags: oa.licensing oa.policies oa.authors oa.academic_freedom oa.objections oa.misunderstandings oa.libre oa.journals oa.debates oa.rights-retention

Date tagged:

03/14/2018, 11:52

Date published:

03/14/2018, 12:58