Open Access in the Corporate Context

In honor of Open Access Week, discover how this increasingly popular alternative publishing model impacts content users in the business world.

Can you Trust It? Using Open Access Materials in the Corporate World

Can you Trust It? Using Open Access Materials in the Corporate World

Do you understand the economic underpinnings of each Open Access model? Here’s your guide.

There are various flavors, meanings and models of Open Access, but once you have the basic differences down, it’s worth exploring the economic underpinnings of each model.

Understanding Open Access Research Content in the Corporate World

Understanding Open Access Research Content in the Corporate World: 4 Need-to-Know Terms and Their Definitions

To best understand what advantages can be gained from the use of Open Access content, here is a mini-primer in four areas of OA.

On March 23, 2017, the New York Times reported on a story originally published in Nature about a sting operation against predatory open access (OA) publishers. The sting was organized by a researcher whose assumed name translated to “Dr. Fraud.”

Finding a cure for cancer: open data, open collaboration and open minds

Finding a Cure for Cancer: Open Data, Open Collaboration and Open Minds

Every step towards creating a medical environment with access to anonymized open data is a step in the right direction.

“Let’s make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.”

It was this statement from former President Barack Obama’s 2016 State of the Union address that prompted the creation of a national initiative to fight cancer – the Cancer Moonshot bill



Author: Roy Kaufman

Roy Kaufman is Managing Director of both Business Development and Government Relations for CCC. He is a member of, among other things, the Bar of the State of New York, the Author’s Guild, and the editorial board of UKSG Insights. Kaufman also advises the US Government on international trade matters through membership in International Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC) 13 – Intellectual Property and the Library of Congress’s Copyright Public Modernization Committee. He serves on the Executive Committee of the of the United States Intellectual Property Alliance (USIPA) Board. He was the founding corporate Secretary of CrossRef, and formerly chaired its legal working group. He is a Chef in the Scholarly Kitchen and has written and lectured extensively on the subjects of copyright, licensing, open access, artificial intelligence, metadata, text/data mining, new media, artists’ rights, and art law. Kaufman is Editor-in-Chief of "Art Law Handbook: From Antiquities to the Internet" and author of two books on publishing contract law. He is a graduate of Brandeis University and Columbia Law School.

Author: Ryan Clark

Ryan Clark is a strategic client director working on partnerships between CCC and commercial clients. Ryan has been with CCC over five years and has worked in rightsholder relations and business development prior to joining the strategic client group. Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, and following Bruins hockey and Ireland rugby in his time away from work. 
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