Several articles on ResearchGate removed

I mentioned the beginning of this story last month. It is still unclear whether this talk and action around “responsible sharing” will decrease the use and value of “scholarly collaboration networks” SCNs, such as, Mendeley, ResearchGate and Academia.edu. Here is a sampling of posts in October:

Faculty can usually post versions of their publications in Open Scholarship; contact your Subject Librarian for more information. It is a good idea to save your copyright transfer agreements when you publish so that you know what sharing rights you have. If you did not save them, SHERPA RoMEO is a useful site to check for current information.

About the author

Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: rlewis@wustl.edu Phone: 314-935-4819