Tag Archives: attribution

Female scientists are considerably more likely to be mistakenly cited as if they were males than vice versa

(19 April 2017) Gender stereotypes appear so enduring that certain prestigious professions continue to be almost exclusively associated with the male gender. Michał Krawczyk sought to discover if scientist was one such profession by studying the citations to a large sample of academic publications and identifying cases of gender misattribution of the cited author. Although […]


Best practices in licensing and attribution: What you need to know

(19 September 2016) In recent months, the open access community has called for greater consistency in licensing and attribution practices for academic research. As scholarly publishing experts discussed in recent OASPA webinars on licensing and attribution, publishers are well placed to lead the way in standardising attribution and open licensing practices. OASPA provides here a […]