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Complete terms and conditions and types of use can be found in the License Agreement that will be available to you during the online order process. Certain terms of use in some IEEE licenses may take precedence over—and supersede certain rights granted through—RightsLink services. IEEE also reserves the right to restrict the types and total number of items that may be reused in any type of publication or medium.

For further information, contact:
IEEE Author Relations and Content Discoverability
IEEE Product Design
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
pubs-permissions@ieee.org  

 

Book/textbook

A book license authorizes you to reproduce publisher’s content in a book, including trade books, academic textbooks, and case studies used for educational purposes. Book permission is limited to the edition specified during the order process and is measured in units printed.

 
 

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Brochure/pamphlet

A brochure license authorizes you to reproduce publisher’s content in a brochure—including short printed works and independent publications consisting of several pages of printed matter. A brochure, usually not sold, contains descriptive or advertising material. Brochures are measured in units printed. A pamphlet license authorizes you to reproduce publisher’s content in a pamphlet including short printed works and independent publications consisting of several pages of printed matter.

 
 

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CD-ROM/DVD

A CD-ROM/DVD/flash drive license authorizes you to reproduce publisher’s content in the selected medium provided the finished work is not accessible online or through any other means of multi-point distribution. A CD-ROM is defined as a compact disc capable of storing computer data. A DVD is defined as an optical disc containing multimedia and/or computer data. A flash drive is defined as a removable flash memory card.

 
 

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Conference proceedings

A conference proceedings license authorizes you to reuse publisher's content in a conference proceeding. A conference proceeding is defined as a record of the papers presented at a conference, symposium, workshop, or meeting.

 
 

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Coursepack

A coursepack license provides a license for a non-profit, academic institution to reproduce publisher's article as part of a coursepack. Coursepacks are booklets of related articles prepared as supplemental materials for a course of study at a school or university.

 
 

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Documentary/movie/TV

A documentary film permission authorizes you to reference the text of the entire article, no portions allowed, in a film or television documentary. Documentary film permission is limited to the film specified during the order process. The fee reflected is a one-time fee for the film specified during ordering. Reuse is electronic only; no copies of the text are permitted. A movie permission authorizes you to reference the text of the entire article, no portions allowed, in a movie. Movie permission is limited to the motion picture specified during the order process. The fee reflected is a one-time fee for the film specified during ordering. Reuse is electronic only; no copies of the text are permitted. A TV show permission authorizes you to reference the text of the entire article, no portions allowed, in a television show. TV show permission is limited to the format television specified during the order process. The fee reflected is a one-time fee for the reuse specified during ordering. Reuse is electronic only; no copies of the text are permitted.

 
 

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In another IEEE publication

In another IEEE publication does not require reuse permission through RightsLink®. IEEE does allow permission to reuse small portions of text in another IEEE copyright-owned document only (e.g., the equivalent of several paragraphs only) and figures. The only requirement is that you provide full credit information pertaining to the original IEEE publications (e.g., author name, paper title, publication title, month and year of original publication). Requests for permission to reuse larger portions should be sent to pubs-pemissions@ieee.org

 
 

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Internet/blog

An Internet/blog license authorizes you to display the requested material on a Web site (e.g., company intranet, charity Web site, educational Web site, corporate Web site, personal Web site).

 
 

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Intranet

An intranet site license authorizes you to post publisher’s content to your company's intranet, having access restricted to a limited group of authorized users (e.g., employees of your company). Each license is unique, covering only one reuse type. If you choose to reproduce the content on your intranet, for example, you will be required to submit a separate order to reproduce the content on your company Web site.

 
 

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Journal/magazine

A journal license authorizes you to reproduce publisher's content in a printed and/or online journal/magazine. A journal/magazine is a publication that presents articles on a particular subject. Journal/magazine permission covers journals/magazines that are published and distributed no more frequently than weekly and can be distributed free of charge or for a fee to subscribers or retailers.

 
 

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Newspaper/newsletter

A newspaper/newsletter license authorizes you to reproduce publisher's content in a print or electronic newsletter, including newspaper/newsletters that are distributed without charge to employees or members of profit or non-profit organizations as well as newspaper/newsletters that are sold to subscribers. A newspaper/newsletter is defined as a publication containing news of interest to a particular group or organization and sent on a regular basis.
 

 
 

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On a journal/book cover

A journal/book cover license authorizes you to reproduce the IEEE content on a journal or book cover.

 
 

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Photocopies

A photocopy license authorizes you to photocopy publisher’s content according to the terms of the license granted. No content delivery.

 
 

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Poster

A poster license authorizes you to reproduce the publisher's content in a presentation poster. The fee reflected is a one-time fee for reuse of the content according to the terms of the license granted. Poster orders do not entitle you to post or distribute the poster image online or via e-mail, photocopy the image, or reproduce it in any manner not expressly stated in the license granted. This use does not cover or include promotional posters.

 
 

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Presentation/slide kit

A presentation/slide kit license authorizes you to use the published content in a printed or electronic presentation. Presentation permission includes either print or electronic formats of the presentation. The fee reflected is a one-time fee for the presentation specified during ordering.

 
 

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Promotional materials

A promotional material license authorizes you to reproduce publisher’s content in promotional material—including short printed works, brochures, display posters, or other items that are considered visual aids and may include, for example, industry data, market research, and/or product or service information.

 
 

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Report

A report license authorizes you to produce content in a report. Reports are written for different purposes. They therefore contain different information and structures. Users who do reuse IEEE content in any report are required to include this disclaimer:

"The views expressed in this report are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of any content provider."

 
 

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Thesis/dissertation

A thesis/dissertation license authorizes an advanced-degree candidate to republish the requested material in his/her doctoral thesis or dissertation. If your thesis, or dissertation, is to be published commercially, then you must reapply for permission.

 
 

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Training materials

A training materials license authorizes you to republish the publisher content for educational purposes only, including in pamphlets and posters, and is often used in corporate training environments as opposed to traditional, formal educational or institutional settings.

 
 

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I do not see my intended use

For permission to reuse IEEE content in any type or medium not listed here, please contact:

IEEE Author Relations and Content Discoverability
IEEE Product Design
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
+1 732 562-3966
e-mail: pubs-pemissions@ieee.org

 
 

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