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How Does the Texaco Case Affect Photocopying by Scientists?

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Science  01 Dec 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5241, pp. 1450-1451
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5241.1450


The National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists (1)

Even after two revisions, the 1995 opinion of the United States Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit) in American Geophysical Union v. Texaco, Inc. fails to clarify the rules for photocopying articles from scientific journals. The National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists, identifies unresolved issues directly affecting research scientists and invites comments from readers.