Take care when signing future contracts with publishers!

For future submissions to commercial or not-for-profit publishers, please be aware that signing an exclusive license or a full Copyright Transfer Agreement might narrow any further personal or scientific use (What is the difference between a license and a copyright transfer agreement?).

Point out on your submission that you will assign/have assigned a CC license or a non-exclusive usage right to the MPG’s institutional server. Before signing, have a look at the points stressed by the RoMEO project to be considered when signing a license:

Know your rights!

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