Re: The True Cost of the Essentials (Implementing Peer Review)

From: Marvin <physchem_at_EARTHLINK.NET>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 10:58:56 -0500

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From: Ransdell, Joseph M. <>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 1999 10:38 AM
Subject: Re: The True Cost of the Essentials (Implementing Peer Review)

> (8) ADVICE TO AUTHORS: If there is a possibility of making
> significant money from the sale of your paper, don't share
> copyright with your university and don't give it away to a refereed
> journal either! Get an agent and make a good fee/royalty deal with
> a trade publisher.

And check any agreement you have signed with your university. You may have
given up the right to make such deals. A copyright is intellectual
property, like a patent.

I recall that the U. of Michigan took a faculty member to court a few years
ago on this question.
Received on Wed Feb 10 1999 - 19:17:43 GMT

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