Copyright conundrum

A couple of days ago I got the copyright agreements in the mail for a paper I’ve had accepted to for journal publication. This journal has 2 different copyright agreements, & they let the author choose which to sign: I assign copyright to the publisher, & the publisher handles all reprint & other copyright requests, & maybe submits the article to database publishers & aggregators. I retain copyright, & the.. Read More

Wondir, corrected

Matt Koll wrote me an email this morning with a correction about my Wondir post, now removed from my blog. I wrote: …the really big issue I always had with Wondir is this, in their Terms of Service: The data, text, pictures, sound, graphics, logos, marks, symbols, video, software (whether in source code or object code form), tools, Content and any other materials or information incorporated into, used in conjunction.. Read More