Diamond open access and open peer review: An analysis of the role of copyright and librarians in the support of a shift towards open access in the legal domain.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    455 Downloads (Pure)

    Abstract

    The aim of this paper is to support initiatives that stimulate volunteer involvement in creating qualitatively good conversations about the law on the internet. The article’s core argument is that policies on open access, copyright and library services all concentrate nowon the results of scholarly conversations, while a shift in focus towards the process of scholarly communication is needed to develop new incentives for a culture of sharing. Ways to foster openness in scholarly communication need to be discipline specific. This will be elaborated by discussing the plan for an open environment for collaboration on an English translation of a Dutch introduction to private law.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalWeb Journal of Current Legal Issues
    Volume20
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Keywords

    • open access
    • LIBRARY
    • peer review, standards
    • Law
    • Paul Scholten

    Cite this