Rights retention: one small step for academics, one giant leap for global access to knowledge – Walled Culture
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"The good news is that there is now a concerted effort to avoid these problems through “rights retention”. While granting publishers relevant rights to disseminate a paper in their journal, the authors also retain certain rights to allow the papers to be freely shared – and used by sites like Sci-Hub. One of the leaders of this initiative is cOAlition S, a group of national research funding organisations, with the support of the European Commission and the European Research Council...."