Difference between revisions of "Notes on the Research Works Act"

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*# [http://www.ucpress.edu/ University of California Press].  Disavowal [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/university-of-california-press-differs.html announced] January 13, 2012, by Alison Mudditt, Director of the University of California Press,
 
*# [http://www.ucpress.edu/ University of California Press].  Disavowal [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/university-of-california-press-differs.html announced] January 13, 2012, by Alison Mudditt, Director of the University of California Press,
  
* Here's a list of borderline cases and near misses.  With more information, they could move to the list above.
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* Here's a list of hints, borderline cases, and near misses.  With more information, they could move to the list above.
 
*# [http://press.uchicago.edu/index.html University of Chicago Press]. In a January 17, 2012, [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-aap-members-stay-neutral-in-row.html?showComment=1326792422082#c6258166846680045112 comment] on [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-aap-members-stay-neutral-in-row.html Richard Poynder's blog], Arno Bosse reports that the U of Chicago Press has distanced itself from RWA.  But Bosse doesn't speak for the press and doesn't quote a statement from the press.
 
*# [http://press.uchicago.edu/index.html University of Chicago Press]. In a January 17, 2012, [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-aap-members-stay-neutral-in-row.html?showComment=1326792422082#c6258166846680045112 comment] on [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-aap-members-stay-neutral-in-row.html Richard Poynder's blog], Arno Bosse reports that the U of Chicago Press has distanced itself from RWA.  But Bosse doesn't speak for the press and doesn't quote a statement from the press.
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*# [http://www.cambridge.org/ Cambridge University Press]. A week after CUP told Richard Poynder that "it is too early for us to make any public statements" on RWA, he was allowed (January 17, 2012) to [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/research-works-act-cambridge-university.html share this statement] from Peter Davison, Director of Corporate Affairs at Cambridge University Press:  "Cambridge University Press has submitted testimony to the United States Office of Science and Technology in response to the Request for Information (2011-28623) on subjects related to HR 3699. Our testimony is not identical to the position adopted by the Association of American Publishers. In particular, we write: ‘We support all sustainable access models that ensure the permanence and integrity of the scholarly record... The Bill as proposed could undermine the underlying freedoms expected by and of scholarly authors....’ "

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  • Here's a list of hints, borderline cases, and near misses. With more information, they could move to the list above.
    1. University of Chicago Press. In a January 17, 2012, comment on Richard Poynder's blog, Arno Bosse reports that the U of Chicago Press has distanced itself from RWA. But Bosse doesn't speak for the press and doesn't quote a statement from the press.
    2. Cambridge University Press. A week after CUP told Richard Poynder that "it is too early for us to make any public statements" on RWA, he was allowed (January 17, 2012) to share this statement from Peter Davison, Director of Corporate Affairs at Cambridge University Press: "Cambridge University Press has submitted testimony to the United States Office of Science and Technology in response to the Request for Information (2011-28623) on subjects related to HR 3699. Our testimony is not identical to the position adopted by the Association of American Publishers. In particular, we write: ‘We support all sustainable access models that ensure the permanence and integrity of the scholarly record... The Bill as proposed could undermine the underlying freedoms expected by and of scholarly authors....’ "