Category Archives: literature

A small personal story on non-open science hypocrisy

<Minor late night typo edit and update. This story took place more than 13 years ago, before the current big push towards open data really took off> A few years ago we published a paper on the NMR solution structures … Continue reading

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When is sharing your or your labs research progress on Twitter oversharing?

One of the joys of Twitter for me is seeing people getting excited online when they get a paper accepted. Or a conference invitation. These are great things to short via a quick tweet. Sometimes, but not always, there are … Continue reading

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Wrinkles with RightsLink

[Update, 9.59PM, this time with the images!] So the last four posts on using the RightsLink™ website have thrown up some interesting contrasts between the way the major publishers use it as a gateway to granting permissions to reuse parts … Continue reading

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Reusing images from copyrighted journal articles Part 4: Wiley

Part 1: ACS Journals – Part 2: Elsevier Journals – Part 3: RSC Journals So after a short break, for the 4th post in this series I’m going to quickly look at the situation with reusing images from Wiley Journals. Firstly, a current … Continue reading

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Reusing images from copyrighted journal articles Part 3: RSC Journals

[Update. Hat tip to @Canageek for noting that the reproduction rights for the RSCs Open Access journal, Chemical Science, points to a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence (CC BY-NC 3.0)] Part 1 of this series dealt with obtaining permissions … Continue reading

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Reusing images from copyrighted journal articles Part 2: Elsevier/ScienceDirect

As a followup to this morning’s post about obtaining permission to reproduce images from ACS journals, I thought I’d spend a small amount of time seeing how the situation was with Elsevier. Happily I had a 2009 J Mol Bio … Continue reading

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Reusing images from copyrighted journal articles Part 1

So prompted by a question by Jason Hoshikawa (‏@chemistinjapan) in the #RealTimeChem community on Twitter about the copyright issues surrounding reusing figures from journal articles in a conference poster I thought I’d do some digging around and see what the current situation … Continue reading

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