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Copyright Issues

What Can I do with Electronic Documents and Software Available on This Site?

All electronic documents and software available here are, unless otherwise noted, the copyright of the authors and/or the organization.

You have the right to

  • Download, view and print electronic documents and software for personal non-commercial use.
  • Copy and distribute electronic documents for use in teaching, provided that no charge is made for the copy.

It may be OK to do additional things with some electronic documents or software, e.g. to use the software in teaching. Obtain the permission of the copyright holder by contacting the author or the contact person.

What happens with the copyright when one places electronic documents or software on this site?

In short: Nothing

The copyright always remains with the original copyright holder.

By placing electronic documents or software on this site one implicitly certifies that the copyright holder (usually the author or the organization) grants users of this site the right to

  • Download, view and print electronic documents and software for personal non-commercial use.
  • Copy and distribute electronic documents for use in teaching, provided that no charge is made for the copy.