Elsevier further restricts author rights

Stepping back from sharing

The announcement from Elsevier about its new policies regarding author rights was a masterpiece of doublespeak, proclaiming that the company was “unleashing the power of sharing” while in fact tying up sharing in as many leashes as they could.  This is a retreat from open access, and it needs to be called out for what it is.

See more at: http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/05/04/stepping-back-from-sharing/#sthash.hNVTdQ5u.dpuf

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