B – Science publishing: whose intellectual property?

Salo D. Who owns our work? Serials 2010;23:191-195. (DOI: 10.1629/23191)
Intellectual property in scholarly communication is becoming increasingly complex, and research is becoming more collaborative and innovative. As a result, authorship and ownership criteria are being challenged, while institutions, funding bodies, and libraries are emerging as stakeholders in the publishing process. This article looks at where publishers fit in all this.