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Subject: Copyright/Attribution of Material
Question: Dear all,

My colleagues and I are hoping to conduct some research for
which we need to develop a corpus or research articles. The
articles in question need to be transferred into .txt format, and
hence we were wondering whether there would be any issues
related to copyright/attribution of the material (e.g., we would be
copying and pasting the articles into a .txt file for easier use in
corpus software).

The papers in question are available under a creative commons
license, and it is stated that it 'allows reuse subject only to the use
being non-commercial and to the article being fully attributed'.

If anyone can see any issues relating to this, we would very much
appreciate your feedback.

Best wishes,

Alex Marsden

Reply: You don't mention whether you are with a university or research institution. If you are, you should check with your institution's copyright office. They are experienced in dealing with questions like this.

Reply From: Herbert Frederic Stahlke      click here to access email
Date: 08-Feb-2013
Other Replies:
  1. Re: Copyright/Attribution of Material    Elizabeth J Pyatt     (08-Feb-2013)
  2. Re: Copyright/Attribution of Material    Geoffrey Richard Sampson     (09-Feb-2013)

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