publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

The changing copyright landscape in academic publishing

Francis Dodds;
Open Access
  • Published: 15 Jan 2018
Abstract
The publication of the Tenth edition Clark's Publishing Agreements: A book of precedents (Owen, 2017) provides an opportunity to reflect on the changing copyright landscape in academic publishing. Some of the tensions and forces at work are highlighted by, the editor, Lynette Owen in the Preface to the new edition: '…copyright has remained under the microscope at both national and international level, and it is all the more important to achieve a fair balance between the interests of creators, the publishers who invest in bringing their works to market, and users of those works, many of whom continue to feel that content should be freely available.' (Owen 2017)....
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING
free text keywords: Communication, Political science, Publishing, business.industry, business, Library science
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