Copyright compliance and infringement in ResearchGate full-text journal articles

  title={Copyright compliance and infringement in ResearchGate full-text journal articles},
  author={Hamid R. Jamali},
ResearchGate is increasingly used by scholars to upload the full-text of their articles and make them freely available for everyone. This study aims to investigate the extent to which ResearchGate members as authors of journal articles comply with publishers’ copyright policies when they self-archive full-text of their articles on ResearchGate. A random sample of 500 English journal articles available as full-text on ResearchGate were investigated. 108 articles (21.6%) were open access (OA… 
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