Dutch Copyright Act introduces open access

On 1 July 2015 the new Dutch Copyright Act (Wet Auteurscontractenrecht, Staatsblad 2015, 257; in Dutch only) became effective. Section 25 fa has been inserted to state that authors are legally entitled to make the results of their research open access available.

Country: Netherlands

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: copyright law, Netherlands, research, open access

Posted on Thursday 16 July 2015

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