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Publisher Categories in RoMEO

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These are the categories of publisher that are relevant to 'Biology, Medicine, and Natural Product Chemistry'.

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

University Publisher (Academic Publisher, Academic Press, University Press)

Definition: A publishing house run by an educational institution. May publish on behalf of 3rd party organisations
Case/E.g.: Liverpool University Press
Guidance: University publishers often operate the same was as commercial publisher, but are owned and controlled by an academic institution. They may just publish journals from their own institution. They may also publish journals on behalf of learned societies and similar client organisations. Client organisations usually 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Guidance: Normally do not publish for other organisations, but may publish for subdivisions which could have separate rights.

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