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Researchers Guide - Central Medical Library: Reuse content

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Creative Commons

If you want to reuse content or images from a publication, you always need permission first.

Copyright is the exclusive right of the creator to publish and make copies of this work. Copyright aims to protect the authors of a work and to stimulate the distribution of their work. So, a work is automatically considered "all rights reserved" in the eyes of copyright law.

But if you want others to reuse your work you could choose a Creative Commons license:


CC license icons licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.

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Marieke .Pentinga
Centrale Medische Bibliotheek - UMCG
+31 50 36 16200
Subjects:- Medicine