[okfn-discuss] [open-science] SPARC author addendum uses CC-NC licence and now all hybrid publishers have followed
pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Sun Dec 11 13:20:03 GMT 2011
On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Heather Joseph <heather at arl.org> wrote:
> Excellent question, and thanks thanks to Peter for raising this point.
> SPARC's Steering Committee is meeting tomorrow, and I will put this
> item at the top of our list for discussion. If, as I suspect, they
> want to do an update, I'll will be in touch with Mike Carroll pronto
> for assistance.
Have you seen the almost universal CC-NC that Ross Mounce has accumulated
for hybridOA? We have to change this now or we will spend a decade trying
to recover the ground
> Very important issue. Again, my thanks for raising it!
> Sent from my iPad
> On Dec 11, 2011, at 7:51 AM, Daniel Mietchen
> <daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > OK, so what's the process of updating this author addendum?
> > Daniel
> > On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 12:12 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk>
> >> I have discovered to my surprise and disappointment that the SPARC/SC
> >> addendum for scholarly publishing requests the publisher to allow the
> >> to distribute their work under a CC-NC or equivalent licence. The
> >> was created as a joint activity between Science Commons and SPARC
> >> http://www.arl.org/sparc/author/addendum.shtml
> >> and
> >> http://www.arl.org/sparc/bm~doc/Access-Reuse_Addendum.pdf
> >> 4. Author’s Retention of Rights. Notwithstanding any terms in the
> >> Publication Agreement to the contrary, AUTHOR and
> >> PUBLISHER agree that in addition to any rights under copyright retained
> >> Author in the Publication Agreement, Author
> >> retains: (i) the rights to reproduce, to distribute, to publicly
> >> and to publicly display the Article in any medium for noncommercial
> >> purposes; (ii) the right to prepare derivative works from the Article;
> >> (iii) the right to authorize others to make
> >> any non-commercial use of the Article so long as Author receives credit
> >> author and the journal in which the Article has been
> >> published is cited as the source of first publication of the Article.
> >> example, Author may make and distribute copies in the
> >> course of teaching and research and may post the Article on personal or
> >> institutional Web sites and in other open-access digital
> >> repositories.
> >> This was crafted in 2006 and since then there is abundant evidence and
> >> argument that CC-NC is extremely limiting (e.g. no permission to use
> >> diagrans in textbooks and also unworkable). We have heard on this list
> >> CC are considering an option to retire CC-NC.
> >> The addendum was primarily crafted for cases where the author did not
> >> for publication. Yet almost all publishers now licence PAID "open
> Access" as
> >> CC-NC.
> >> Michael Carroll (copied) was one of the authors of the SPARC addendum
> >> now argues strongly for "full open Access" - i.e. libre-OA, OKD
> >> Yet CC-NC is becoming more common, not less, in paid "Open Access". I
> do not
> >> know why this is happening but the publishers are using CC-NC even with
> >> of up to 5000 USD per article. The more that this is allowed to happen
> >> unchallenged, the more we destroy any hope of real Open access, even
> >> paid by funders.
> >> P.
> >> --
> >> Peter Murray-Rust
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> >> Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
> >> University of Cambridge
> >> CB2 1EW, UK
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