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Does adding user's annotations to a publisher-copyrighted academic paper PDF count as derivative work that I could post online? Or will I get takedown notices?

Thanks for the Add Notes To! It depends on who is the publisher of your paper. As far as I know, IEEE papers cannot be uploaded in the 'published' version, but perhaps in the 'accepted' version. I would suggest that you read the copyright rules and terms and conditions of your publisher before uploading anything on ResearchGate. Many publishers have different copyright rules. If the website isn't clear on the rules, you can email them.

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This is something that you can also check online about the publishing agreements signed by authors. I don't know about you, but I would try to be as clear on your web page as possible. When you post a paper on ResearchGate, it goes through a series of steps to review your paper. There's an automatic review process that happens for most papers. If you upload a paper on a journal website, the journal can get in touch with you to ask for comments on any points that don't seem to be clear on your website. And your editor will have a view of your paper after it has been reviewed. For some journals this is the only way to get in touch with you. In most cases the journal will respond to you, giving some more details of your paper and making it available online. For example, if your paper is.

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