Open Access Author Contracts and Alignment with the Open Ethos: A Global Study

« Author contracts in scholarly publishing serve to outline the rights and permissions for each party in the use and redistribution of a work throughout the life of its copyright term. (…) This study seeks to initiate a holistic approach toward evaluating open access journal agreements that is not limited by region or discipline, with the aim of discerning best practices as well as delineating common points of deviation. (…) »

source >, Melissa H. Cantrell, Sarah Wipperman, 2023,