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Abstract:

Libel claims are a less frequent occurrence for learned publishers than for many other kinds of publisher but whenever they do arise, they are an expensive nuisance. This article explains the nasty consequences of libel claims and the circumstances that give rise to them. It also offers some hints to publishers on how best to avoid libel claims.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1087/09531519750146932

Publication date: July 1, 1997

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  • Editor in Chief: Pippa Smart
    North American Editor: Judy Luther

    Learned Publishing is the journal of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, published in collaboration with the Society for Scholarly Publishing. The journal is published quarterly in January/April/July/October.

    Learned Publishing articles are available free online to members of ALPSP and SSP.
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