General information about publication

  General information about publication of research Publication of research results means that the research results are published  for the benefit of science and society in general. The publication can also lead to a quality assurance process in the form of  peer reviews, referee  or another form of peer review. The freedom to publish research is […]

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Authorship

Authorhip in the sciences The question of authorship is of great importance for researchers as well as their research institutions. Professor Mads Bryde Andersen, LLD, illustrated this on UBVA’s 2014 symposium in his presentation on Authorships, Honour and Career (webcast in Danish). Authorship is governed by legal rules under the Danish Copyright Act, which are supplemented by […]

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Publishing agreements

  Publishing agreements Researchers’ scientific works – books, anthologies, articles, etc. – are usually published by a publishing house. Since scientific works are usually protected by copyright, such publication can only take place with the consent of the person or persons (authors), who have produced the work by means of a personal creative effort (creativity). See […]

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Open Access and Copyright Law

Overview Open Access, which is described in detail in this article about Open Science, gives rise to some copyright issues. First, a scientist who publishes an article in a journal may risk violating the copyright of the journal if he or she publishes the article online as Open Access without prior agreement with the journal. […]

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