A new version of the cIRcle Non-Exclusive Distribution License (‘the License’) will go into effect on Friday March 7, 2014. This License applies to materials added to cIRcle on or after March 7, 2014.

As before, copyright holders retain their copyright under Version 2.0 of the License. The text of the new License is available here:

The License will be applicable to theses and dissertations as well as to all non-thesis work in cIRcle. (Up until March 7, 2014, there is a separate license for theses and dissertations).

For the first time, the License will provide re-use rights. The Re-use rights spell out the conditions under which people who find your work in cIRcle are allowed to re-use that work.

This Creative Commons license is known as the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs, or CC BY-NC-ND license. The text of the license is available here: More details will be announced shortly so stay tuned.

Did You Know?

In cIRcle, authors can select and attach a Creative Commons License to their work thus stipulating how others can share, remix, or reuse their work. Learn more about Creative Commons License Conditions. See an example of a Creative Commons License in cIRcle. (Click on ‘Creative Commons’ hyperlink under the section which reads, “The following license files are associated with this item.”)

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