Copyright protection exists from the moment a work is created in a fixed, tangible form of expression. The copyright immediately becomes the property of the author who created the work. Only the author, or those deriving their rights through the author, can rightfully claim copyright. In the case of works made for hire, the employernot the writeris considered the author.
Copyright does not preclude all duplicating or replication. In the United States, the reasonable use tenet, classified by the Copyright Act of 1976 as 17 U.s.c. Area 107, grants some replicating and dispersion without authorization of the copyright holder or installment to same. The statute does not obviously characterize reasonable use, however rather gives four non-restrictive variables to think about in as a reasonable utilization investigation.
Journal Article is sometimes called a Scientific Article, a Peer-Reviewed Article, or a Scholarly Research Article. Together, journal articles in a particular field are often referred to as The Literature.
Journal articles are most often Primary Research Articles. However, they can also be Review Articles. These types of articles have different aims and requirements. Sometimes, an article describes a new tool or method.
Because articles in scientific journals are specific, meticulously cited and peer-reviewed, journal databases are the best place to look for information on previous research on your species. Without a background in the field, journal articles may be hard to understand - however, you do not need to understand an entire article to be able to get valuable information from it.
Last date updated on June, 2014