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Open Access Licenses

If you wish to publish your work on the Publication Server, you can choose from the following licenses:

The column POD specifies if by virtue of the license chosen a print on demand copy is permitted or not. For further information about legal aspects of Open Access publishing, please check Legal Framework and Open Access at Potsdam University. POD
  No license granted - German Copyright Law applies (more... ) Consent Form No
No license granted. German Copyright Law applies.
Because of its legal barriers this license does not comply with the standards defined by the Open Access Initiative in the Berlin Declaration. For more information, please check Open Access at Potsdam University).
Logo Creative Commons - Attribution 4.0 International (more... ) Consent Form Yes
Licensees may copy, distribute and publicly perform the respective work. Furthermore, licencees may produce derivate works and distribute them to the public, be it for commercial or non-commercial purposes. Condition: The author or licensor must be given credit in the manner specified by those.
This license is based on the international Creative Commons Initiative.
Compliant with Open Access requirements, this license is recommended by Potsdam University Press to be used as a standard license.
Logo Creative Commons - Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (more... ) Consent Form Yes
Licensees may copy, distribute and publicly perform the respective work. Condition: The author or licensor must be given credit in the manner specified by those. Moreover, licencees may produce derivate works and distribute them to the public, be it for commercial or non-commercial purposes. However, if licencees remix, transform, or build upon the original work (translations included), the respective work must be distributed under the same license as the original.
According to Potsdam University Press this license does not comply with Open Access because of compatibility problems that might arise, i.e. if differently licensed works are mixed with each other.
Logo Creative Commons - Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (more... ) Consent Form Yes
Licensees may copy, distribute and publicly perform the respective work. Conditions: First, the author or licensor must be given credit in the manner specified by those and, second, the work must not be used for commercial purposes. The respective work may be altered (translations included), but any transmission of altered works may only be effected under the conditions mentioned above.
This license is based on the international Creative Commons Initiative. According to Potsdam University Press this license however cannot be considered compliant with Open Access due to its restrictive conditions.
Logo Creative Commons - Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (more... ) Consent Form Yes
Licensees may copy, distribute and publicly perform the respective work. Conditions: First, the author or licensor must be given credit in the manner specified by those and, second, the work must not be used for commercial purposes. Moreover, no alterations to the respective work are permitted. Derivates of any kind must not be published.
This license is based on the international Creative Commons Initiative. According to Potsdam University Press this license however cannot be considered compliant with Open Access due to its restrictive conditions.


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