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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:||I hate to say this but I would look for legal guidance. One resource that could help is the DIgital Copyright Listserv. http://www.umuc.edu/cip/listservs.cfm Sorry I don't have better information.|
|Reply From:||Elizabeth J Pyatt click here to access email|