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Publisher Categories in RoMEO

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These are the categories of publisher that are relevant to 'Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth'.

In general, the lowest category in the list below takes priority regarding copyright and policies.

Commercial Publisher (Publishing House)

Definition: A company that publishes for profit.
Case/E.g.: Springer Verlag
Guidance: Commercial publishers may both publish their own journals and publish journals on behalf of learned societies and other client organisations. They normally control the rights for their own journals, and may control the rights for the journals of client organisations. However, some client organisations retain their rights.

Society Publisher (Organisational Publisher, Professional Publisher)

Definition: Society or organisation publishing its own journals
Case/E.g.: American Chemical Society
Guidance: Normally do not publish for other organisations, but may publish for subdivisions which could have separate rights.

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