Acceptance of CC-NC has sold readers and authors seriously short

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31


"I was at the AGM of UK PubMedCentral last Monday and asked about the Open Access subset of PMC – those papers where authors/funders have paid large amounts of money to ensure their papers are “Open Access”. I asked about the licence, fully expecting these to be all CC-BY and was appalled to hear that most of them were only available as CC-NC. This appears to be near universal – mots major publishers only allow “Open Access” to be CC-NC. Very simply, this is a disaster...."


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Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 12:06

Date published:

12/16/2011, 22:04