A letter from a potential author indicates that one aspect of our policy on copyright (1) may be unclear. We are asking that signed transfer-of-copyright forms (see pages I-15 and I-16) be sent to us with submitted manuscripts. Copyright will be considered transferred to this journal only for articles accepted for publication. The signed transfer-of-copyright form will be returned to the authors with manuscripts that are not accepted for publication.
The same letter-writer questions our asking for the transfer of copyright at initial submission of a manuscript. He wonders why we do not ask for that transfer only if the
Clarification of Our Policy on Copyright. Ann Intern Med. 1978;88:572–573. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-4-572_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(4):572-573.
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