Copyright and Repositories

Authors retain the following non-transferable rights, (subject to appropriate permission having been cleared for any third-party material):

Definitions

Author’s Original (AO), Any version of the article that is considered by the author to be of sufficient quality to be submitted for formal peer review by a second party. The author accepts full responsibility for the article. Content and layout as set out by the author.

Submitted Manuscript Under Review (SMUR), Any version of the article that is under formal review managed by Cambridge University Press (or the Society that owns the Journal). Cambridge University Press (or the Society that owns the Journal) recognizes its responsibility to provide objective expert review and feedback to the author, and, ultimately, to pass judgment on the fitness of the article for publication with an “accept” or “reject” decision. Content and layout follow Cambridge University Press’s submission requirements.

Accepted Manuscript (AM), The version of the article that has been accepted for publication in the Journal. Cambridge University Press takes permanent responsibility for the article. Content and layout follow Cambridge University Press’s submission requirements. This version may have been revised following peer review but may be subject to further editorial input by Cambridge University Press.

Version of Record (VoR), A fixed version of the article that has been made available by Cambridge University Press (or the Society that owns the Journal) by formally and exclusively declaring the article “published”. This includes any “early release” article that is formally identified as being published even before the compilation of a volume issue and assignment of associated metadata, as long as it is citable via some permanent identifier(s). This does not include any “early release” article that has not yet been “fixed” by processes that are still to be applied, such as copy-editing, proof corrections, layout, and typesetting. The VoR includes any corrected or enhanced VoR.

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Personal or departmental web page

1.1. The author may post either the AO or SMUR version of the author’s article on the author’s personal or departmental web page.

1.2. The author may post the AM version of the author’s article on the author’s personal or departmental web page, provided the posting is accompanied by a prominent statement that the article has been accepted for publication and will appear in a revised form, subsequent to peer review and/or editorial input by Cambridge University Press, in [Journal title] published by Cambridge University Press, together with a copyright notice in the name of the copyright holder (Cambridge University Press or the sponsoring Society, as appropriate). On publication the full bibliographical details of the article (volume: issue number (date), page numbers) must be inserted after the journal title, together with a link to the Cambridge website address for the Journal.

1.3. The author may post the VoR version of the article (in PDF or HTML form) on the author’s personal or departmental web page, no sooner than upon its appearance at Cambridge Journals Online, subject to file availability and provided the posting includes a prominent statement of the full bibliographical details, a copyright notice in the name of the copyright holder (Cambridge University Press or the sponsoring Society, as appropriate), and a link to the online edition of the journal at Cambridge Journals Online.

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Institutional repositories

2.1. The author may post either the AO or SMUR version of the author’s article in the Institutional Repository of the institution in which the author worked at the time the article was first submitted, or (for appropriate journals) in PubMed Central or UK PubMed Central or arXiv.

2.2. The author may post the AM version of the author’s article in the Institutional Repository of the institution in which the author worked at the time the article was first submitted or (for appropriate journals) in PubMed Central or UK PubMed Central or arXiv, provided the posting is accompanied by a prominent statement that the article has been accepted for publication and will appear in a revised form, subsequent to peer review and/or editorial input by Cambridge University Press, in published by Cambridge University Press, together with a copyright notice in the name of the copyright holder (Cambridge University Press or the sponsoring Society, as appropriate). On publication the full bibliographical details of the article (volume: issue number (date), page numbers) must be inserted after the journal title, together with a link to the Cambridge website address for the Journal.

2.3. The author may post the AM version of the article in Institutional Repositories outside of the institution in which the author worked at the time the article was first submitted or in non-commercial subject specific repositories only after the additional permission of Cambridge University Press has been obtained (not to be unreasonably withheld).

2.4. The author may post the VoR version of the article (in PDF or HTML form) in the Institutional Repository of the institution in which the author worked at the time the article was first submitted, or (for appropriate journals) in PubMed Central or UK PubMed Central or arXiv, no sooner than one year after first publication of the article in the Journal, subject to file availability and provided the posting includes a prominent statement of the full bibliographical details, a copyright notice in the name of the copyright holder (Cambridge University Press or the sponsoring Society, as appropriate), and a link to the online edition of the Journal at Cambridge Journals Online.

2.5. The author may post the VoR version of the article (in PDF or HTML form) after one year in Institutional Repositories outside of the institution in which the author worked at the time the article was first submitted or in non-commercial subject specific repositories only after the additional permission of Cambridge University Press has been obtained (not to be unreasonably withheld).

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SSRN and other commercial networks

3.1. Cambridge University Press does not allow full articles to be posted on SSRN, or other such commercial networks.

3.2. The author has the right to post an abstract of the article (either AO, SMUR, AM or VoR versions) (for appropriate journals) on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) or other such commercial networks, provided the abstract is accompanied by a prominent statement that the full article appears in/ shall appear in/ has been submitted to [Journal title] published by Cambridge University Press, together with full bibliographical details, a copyright notice in the name of the journal’s copyright holder (Cambridge University Press or the sponsoring Society, as appropriate), and a link to the online edition of the journal at Cambridge Journals Online.

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[1] adapted from NISO RP-8-2008, Copyright © 2008 by the National Information Standards Organization