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Russian Open Medical Journal (RusOMJ) is published by Limited liability company «Science and Innovations» (Saratov, Russia). Copyright © Limited liability company «Science and Innovations», Saratov, Russia. All rights reserved.
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Permissions for authors
Thus authors may use their own articles for the following non commercial purposes without asking our permission (and subject only to acknowledging first publication in the RusOMJ and giving a full reference or web link, as appropriate).
- Posting a pdf of their own article on their own personal or institutional website for which no charge for access is made.
- Making a reasonable number of copies for personal or non commercial professional use. This includes the contributor’s own teaching purposes.
- Republishing part or all of the article in a book or other publication edited by the author (except for multiple contributions in the same book or publication, for which permission needs to be sought
- Using individual figures or tables or extracts of text (up to 250 words) in other publications published by a third party.
- Using the article in a course pack or compilation (whether paper or electronic) in the authors’ institution. This does not apply if a commercial charge is made for the compilation or training programme.
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Single copies of individual articles may be made for private use or research. Authorization does not extend to systematic or multiple reproduction, to copying for promotional purposes, to electronic storage or distribution, or to republication in any form. In all such cases, specific permission from Limited liability company «Science and Innovations» must be obtained.