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Munich Court Ruling Sides with Elsevier, ACS over ResearchGate
The academic networking service ResearchGate was infringing on copyrights held by scientific publishers when it hosted manuscripts from their journals, the European court said, but the website will not have to pay damages.
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Munich Court Ruling Sides with Elsevier, ACS over ResearchGate
Munich Court Ruling Sides with Elsevier, ACS over ResearchGate

The academic networking service ResearchGate was infringing on copyrights held by scientific publishers when it hosted manuscripts from their journals, the European court said, but the website will not have to pay damages.

The academic networking service ResearchGate was infringing on copyrights held by scientific publishers when it hosted manuscripts from their journals, the European court said, but the website will not have to pay damages.

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ResearchGate

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Springer Nature and ResearchGate Expand Content Sharing
Diana Kwon | Sep 11, 2020
The long-term partnership follows a pilot project for which the scholarly publisher made select articles available on the academic networking site.
Springer Nature Now Shares Select Papers on ResearchGate
Diana Kwon | Mar 5, 2019
A pilot project between the scholarly publisher and the academic networking platform launched last week.
Major Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGate
Diana Kwon | Oct 9, 2018
As the American Chemical Society and Elsevier move litigation forward, other academic publishers have opted to collaborate with the academic network platform instead.
A Growing Open Access Toolbox
Diana Kwon | Nov 28, 2017
Legal methods to retrieve paywalled articles for free are on the rise, but better self-archiving practices could help improve accessibility. 
ResearchGate Restricts Access to Nearly 2 Million Articles
Catherine Offord | Nov 9, 2017
The academic social network is bending to pressure from publishing giants that demand it removes copyrighted material from its site.