Budapest Open Access Initiative: BOAI Forum Archive[BOAI] [Forum Home] [index] [prev] [next] [options] [help]
Re: [BOAI] Copyright (or left) issues, a question
From: Stevan Harnad <harnad AT ecs.soton.ac.uk>
See the Project Romeo site: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ls/disresearch/romeo/index.html and also: http://www.eprints.org/self-faq/#copyright1 On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Peter Murray wrote: > A question/issue that I think is relevant to discussions on this list, and ↵ > that I would like to try and get some opinions, or guidance, on. > > If we are talking about, and promoting, ideas of open access etc., where ↵ do > we as a group, or individuals stand, on the issue of signing over ↵ copyright > of their work to other organisations, eg publishers, conference ↵ organisers, > etc? I ask as it is an issue I have faced recently, and which I feel will > increasingly cause problems. > > While we want to get discussion of open access etc into a wider forum, can ↵ > we, morally, then say in articles where we are promoting open access that > we will give up our copyright to the publishers etc? - or do we just > swallow our principles? > > Has anyone else faced similar situations, and how have they tackled it? - > on the occasion in question, the conference organisers were happy for me ↵ to > give them permission to use the materials under GNU GPL.
[BOAI] [Forum Home] [index] [prev] [next] [options] [help]
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .