NOBODY CITES YOUR WORK: COPYRIGHT
LICENSING AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
Mathias Klang
@klangable
SOME ISSUES, SOLUTIONS,
AND A CRITIQUE
ISSUE 1: INTERACTION
“If the sine qua non for academic success is peer-reviewed
publications, then academics who ‘waste their time’ writing
for...
“Academic prose is, ideally, impersonal, written by one
disinterested mind for other equally disinterested minds”
ISSUE 2: STUDENTS
Blogger1999Google1999
OUR STUDENTS WERE 8 YEARS OLD
“My fear is that these
technologies are infantilising
the brain into the state of small
children who are attracted by
buzz...
PROF. MISSY CUMMINGS
“We’d be lucky today if they had a 20-30
minute attention span, now its more like 5-
10, because if t...
ISSUE 3: THE GREAT IGNORED
PROF LOKMAN I MEHO
“It is a sobering fact that some 90% of papers that have been
published in academic journals are never ...
ISSUE 4: EDUTAINMENT
“monstrosity that turns
scientists and thinkers into
low-level entertainers, like
circus performers.”
NASSIM TALEB
how to interact with
society, engage your students, get
your papers read, not become an
“empty” entertainer, while avoidin...
Step 1: Don’t think if
you blog they will
come
STEP 2: OPEN ACCESS
“First of all, the whole idea that the public is clamoring for
free access to the scientific literature is a pipe dream”
STEP 3: COPYRIGHT & LICENSING
LESSIG SUED:
FAIR USE IS NOT ENOUGH
CREATIVE COMMONS
2013
4.0
2002 
1.0
2005 
2.5
2004 
2.0
2007 
3.0
2013  4.0!
DATABASE RIGHTS
THE CRITIQUE: DOES IT ALL WORK?
Using other
people’s content
USING AND ABUSING SOCIAL MEDIA
Pick your tools.
OPEN ACCESS & CITATIONS
CREATIVE COMMONS
& RESUSE
SWEDISH HERITAGE BOARD
4 YEARS LATER
OMG!!!
MULTIPLICATION CAN PRODUCE BIG
NUMBERS
Public Library of Science has moved to 4.0
LOWERING BARRIERS
HELPS ACADEMICS.
NOW, FIND YOUR
COMFORT LEVEL &
SHARE
Interact with the
community…
THANK YOU.
Mathias Klang
@klangable
www.klangable.com
Image & licensing info in the notes
section of slides.
Images at www.flickr.com...
Nobody cites your work: copyright licensing and public engagement
Nobody cites your work: copyright licensing and public engagement
Nobody cites your work: copyright licensing and public engagement
Nobody cites your work: copyright licensing and public engagement
Nobody cites your work: copyright licensing and public engagement
Nobody cites your work: copyright licensing and public engagement
Nobody cites your work: copyright licensing and public engagement
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Nobody cites your work: copyright licensing and public engagement

  1. 1. NOBODY CITES YOUR WORK: COPYRIGHT LICENSING AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT Mathias Klang @klangable
  2. 2. SOME ISSUES, SOLUTIONS, AND A CRITIQUE
  3. 3. ISSUE 1: INTERACTION
  4. 4. “If the sine qua non for academic success is peer-reviewed publications, then academics who ‘waste their time’ writing for the masses will be penalized.”
  5. 5. “Academic prose is, ideally, impersonal, written by one disinterested mind for other equally disinterested minds”
  6. 6. ISSUE 2: STUDENTS
  7. 7. Blogger1999Google1999 OUR STUDENTS WERE 8 YEARS OLD
  8. 8. “My fear is that these technologies are infantilising the brain into the state of small children who are attracted by buzzing noises and bright lights, who have a small attention span and who live for the moment.” Prof. Susan Greenfield
  9. 9. PROF. MISSY CUMMINGS “We’d be lucky today if they had a 20-30 minute attention span, now its more like 5- 10, because if their minds wander they immediately go to another information seeking routine like their cell phones… Like it or not this is the new norm.“
  10. 10. ISSUE 3: THE GREAT IGNORED
  11. 11. PROF LOKMAN I MEHO “It is a sobering fact that some 90% of papers that have been published in academic journals are never cited. Indeed, as many as 50% of papers are never read by anyone other than their authors, referees and journal editors.”
  12. 12. ISSUE 4: EDUTAINMENT
  13. 13. “monstrosity that turns scientists and thinkers into low-level entertainers, like circus performers.” NASSIM TALEB
  14. 14. how to interact with society, engage your students, get your papers read, not become an “empty” entertainer, while avoiding burnout and staying happy…
  15. 15. Step 1: Don’t think if you blog they will come
  16. 16. STEP 2: OPEN ACCESS
  17. 17. “First of all, the whole idea that the public is clamoring for free access to the scientific literature is a pipe dream”
  18. 18. STEP 3: COPYRIGHT & LICENSING
  19. 19. LESSIG SUED: FAIR USE IS NOT ENOUGH
  20. 20. CREATIVE COMMONS
  21. 21. 2013 4.0 2002  1.0 2005  2.5 2004  2.0 2007  3.0 2013  4.0!
  22. 22. DATABASE RIGHTS
  23. 23. THE CRITIQUE: DOES IT ALL WORK?
  24. 24. Using other people’s content
  25. 25. USING AND ABUSING SOCIAL MEDIA Pick your tools.
  26. 26. OPEN ACCESS & CITATIONS
  27. 27. CREATIVE COMMONS & RESUSE
  28. 28. SWEDISH HERITAGE BOARD
  29. 29. 4 YEARS LATER
  30. 30. OMG!!!
  31. 31. MULTIPLICATION CAN PRODUCE BIG NUMBERS
  32. 32. Public Library of Science has moved to 4.0
  33. 33. LOWERING BARRIERS HELPS ACADEMICS. NOW, FIND YOUR COMFORT LEVEL & SHARE
  34. 34. Interact with the community…
  35. 35. THANK YOU.
  36. 36. Mathias Klang @klangable www.klangable.com Image & licensing info in the notes section of slides. Images at www.flickr.com (or specifically stated). This ppt licensed: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Download presentation www.slideshare.net/klang

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