A Creative Commons license is irrevocable; it says so right in the license. But it also says you can change your mind and distribute the work differently, or not at all. What does this mean?
Robert Harington interviews a number of experts with a few burning questions on the Subscribe to Open (S2O) model in a two part post, part two appearing here.
Robert Harington interviews a number of experts with a few burning questions on the Subscribe to Open (S2O) model in a two part post, part one appearing here:
Shaun Khoo discusses the legal quandaries created by the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy (RRS).
On July 4, 1971 Michael Hart posted the first ebook file on the ARPANET and transformed content distribution.
The STM Association released an Article Sharing Framework to facilitate use of scholarly collaboration networks in compliance with new EU Copyright Directive.
NFTs are the next phase in the ongoing tension between forces supporting subscriptions and those supporting ownership of content
Robert Harington talks to a range of expert stakeholders with differing views about the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy and Creative Commons Licensing. Part 2. of 2 interview posts.
Robert Harington talks to a range of expert stakeholders with differing views about the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy and Creative Commons Licensing. Part 1 of 2 interview posts.
In this article, Robert Harington revisits the history of copyright, steering into Creative Commons Licensing, and weighs the value of protection and reuse in light of an inexorable push towards global openness.
Todd Carpenter reports on a forum hosted by WIPO and the Copyright Office that focused on whether copyright can apply to the works created by artificial intelligence systems.
Roy Kaufman of Copyright Clearance Center lays out an argument for a more robust and expansive use of licenses by rightsholders, especially in light of recent developments in the EU.
Transcript of a debate held at the 2019 Researcher to Reader Conference, on the resolution “Sci-Hub Does More Good Than Harm to Scholarly Communication.”
Guest author Rob Schlesinger encourages a rethink of the common requirement that graduate students publish their dissertations.
As publishers increasingly lose control of the final stage of the publishing process, they are looking elsewhere to extract economic value. They are finding it upstream, in the various linked processes that lead to the (erstwhile) final document.