Sunday, June 28, 2009

How to handle copyright forms from dinosaur journal-publishers

If you want to publish an article with a dinosaur journal that says "you can't publish your academic work on the internet any more; all your copyright are belong to us", here is the recommendation: fill in the
SPARC addendum and attach it to their copyright form.
Assuming the journal publisher accepts this addendum, your work can then benefit from the modern day miracle of efficient communication.

1 comment:

Thomas said...

the link to your 'other book' is broken: http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/itila/
when it probably should have been:
http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/mackay/itila/