Duel publication question Blackwell, Lisa 06 Dec 2006 16:42 UTC
Hello, I know that the issue of publishers reprinting articles in several journals has been discussed on this list (I believe most recently by Phil Davis on Emerald in 2005). I have a researcher who has just approached me about how to handle a situation where an article that she submitted to a SAGE publication has just appeared in PubMED as an online ahead of print and almost simultaneously the citation appeared in PubMED from another of the publisher's journals. She is receiving calls from colleagues accusing her of submitting her article to multiple publications. I have advised her to contact the journals Editorial Director at SAGE. Has anyone else encountered this situation? If so, was the author successful in getting the publisher to withdraw the article from the journal to which he/she did not submit? This does not appear to be a case where the publisher informed the author at any time that republication was a right that they might exercise. Comments on this issue? Lisa Lisa S. Blackwell, MLS Serials/Research Librarian Children's Hospital Library 700 Childrens Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205-2696 phone (614)722-3206 fax (614)722-3205 firstname.lastname@example.org "You see, I don't believe that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, and that's been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as librarians." ----------------------------------------- Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, from Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. The recipient is responsible to maintain the confidentiality of this information and to use the information only for authorized purposes pursuant to Children's Hospital's confidentiality policies. If you are not the intended recipient (or authorized to receive information for the intended recipient), you are hereby notified that any review, use, disclosure, distribution, copying, printing, or action taken in reliance on the contents of this e-mail is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message. Thank you.