Taylor & Francis Open journals adopt CC-BY

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Taylor & Francis will adopt the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence for its journals' Open programme from the end of October 2012.

For the Taylor & Francis-owned Open titles, published under the Routledge Open and Taylor & Francis Open imprints, authors will be able to sign the Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC-BY), which allows for unlimited reuse, adaptation and translation of article content, provided that the work is attributed by any subsequent user. The CC-BY licence complies with the RCUK and Wellcome Trust mandates.

The initial journals moving to the licence include: Journal of Biological Dynamics; Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews; Nanoscience Methods; International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials; Materials Research Letters; and Marine and Coastal Fisheries (journal of the American Fisheries Society).