New partners join Coalition for Responsible Sharing

The American Medical Association, the American Physiological Society, Portland Press (wholly-owned by the Biochemical Society), and World Scientific Publishing have today joined the Coalition for Responsible Sharing. Along with the existing members of the Coalition, the new members will be issuing takedown notices to ResearchGate to stop the website’s practice of illicitly distributing final research articles published by societies and publishers for its own commercial purposes.

The Coalition of information analytics businesses, publishers and societies now includes the American Chemical Society, the American Medical Association, the American Physiological Society, Brill, Elsevier, Portland Press (wholly-owned by the Biochemical Society), Wiley, Wolters Kluwer, and World Scientific Publishing.

Issued December 18, 2017 and signed by: American Chemical Society (chair), American Medical Association, American Physiological Society, Brill, Elsevier, Portland Press (wholly-owned by the Biochemical Society), Wiley, Wolters Kluwer, and World Scientific Publishing.