citing outcome from a research article?
- November 19, 2010 @ 12:44pmPearson101 says:I am writing a textbook and would like to include outcomes from various research journals. For example, along the lines of "Researchers at X university reported a study in which 25 out of 100 participants who took drug A got a rash," or "A study in the Journal of X reported on a education study: 100 students were randomized into groups B and C. The outcome was D."
Do I need to obtain permission from the journals to cite these outcomes?
Similarly, if I have "According to a 2008 Gallup Poll, 30% of responders say "Yes" to the question asking ...."
Is this fair use?
- November 22, 2010 @ 1:50pmJanetCroft says:As long as the material you quote is of a reasonable length and you cite your source and give credit to the author, that is a fair use. If your quote becomes rather long,you may need permission. Different publishers vary as to how risk-averse they are; some may want you to request permission for a relatively short quote, and some won't care.
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