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A comparison of academics' attitudes towards the rights protection of their research and teaching materials
journal contributionposted on 2017-07-12, 08:31 authored by Elizabeth GaddElizabeth Gadd, Steve Loddington, Charles Oppenheim
This paper compares two JISC-funded surveys. The first was undertaken by the Rights MEtadata for Open Archiving (RoMEO) project and focused on the rights protection required by academic authors sharing their research outputs in an open-access environment. The second was carried out by the Rights and Rewards project and focused on the rights protection required by authors sharing their teaching materials in the same way. The data are compared. The study reports confusion amongst both researchers and teachers as to copyright ownership in the materials they produced. Researchers were more restrictive about the permissions they would allow, but were liberal about terms and conditions. Teachers would allow many permissions, but under stricter terms and conditions. The study concludes that a single rights solution could not be used for both research and teaching materials.
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Published inJournal of Information Science
Pages686 - 701
CitationGADD, E., LODDINGTON, S. and OPPENHEIM, C., 2007. A comparison of academics' attitudes towards the rights protection of their research and teaching materials. Journal of Information Science, 33 (6), pp.686-701
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