[Lingtyp] European Commission on authorship transfer agreements

Everett, Daniel DEVERETT at bentley.edu
Tue Dec 22 13:25:12 UTC 2015


No, I sign away those rights for a while in exchange for royalties.



On Dec 22, 2015, at 7:56 AM, Hedvig Skirgård <hedvig.skirgard at gmail.com<mailto:hedvig.skirgard at gmail.com>> wrote:

Thanks Sebastian, that's very exciting!

Dan: all rights to distribution and replication included?

/Hedvig

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2015-12-22 23:52 GMT+11:00 Everett, Daniel <DEVERETT at bentley.edu<mailto:DEVERETT at bentley.edu>>:
Thanks. In my experience, I have been assigned the copyrights to all my recent books automatically by my publishers. So I believe that publishers recognize this.

Dan

> On Dec 22, 2015, at 7:49 AM, Sebastian Nordhoff <sebastian.nordhoff at glottotopia.de<mailto:sebastian.nordhoff at glottotopia.de>> wrote:
>
> Dear list,
> following up on the discussion about copyright and availability, I offer a recent blogpost by the European Commission (https://ec.europa.eu/futurium/en/content/fair-open-occess-and-future-scientific-publishing)
>
> """
> * Fair open access could also be seen as a question of ownership. Who owns publications? Who has the copyright? Probably authors. As a matter of principle, copyright should therefore probably not be signed over to other actors such as publishers. Therefore, open access publications should be licenced in adequate ways. Creative Commons licences could be a good way to do this systematically.
> """
>
> Note that you can leave comments on the page, which will actually be read by the relevant people in Brussels, so this is a nice opportunity to make your voice heard.
>
> Best wishes
> Sebastian
>
>
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