What happens when you find your open access PhD thesis for sale on Amazon?

« Last year a number of early career academics discovered that their PhD theses, which had been deposited in institutional open access repositories, were being sold for profit via Amazon Seller pages. In this post Guy Lavender, with contributions from Jane Secker and Chris Morrison, discuss the implications of this episode in relation to the protections provided by creative commons licensing for academic work and the extent to which openly published theses constitute prior publication for early career researchers looking to publish their doctoral work as a book. (…) »

source > blogs.lse.ac.uk/, Guy Lavender Jane Secker Chris Morrison, 8 juillet 2021