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The majority of Wiley Open Access journals publish open access articles under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) License which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The remaining journals offer a choice of licenses. All Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Wellcome Trust funded authors will be directed to the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) in accordance with funder mandates effective on 1 April 2013. All other authors (non-RCUK and Wellcome Trust authors) will be free to choose from the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial (CC BY NC) license or the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial NoDerivs (CC BY NC ND) License.
Copyright on any research article in a journal published by a Wiley Open Access journal is retained by the author(s). Authors grant Wiley a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Below is a summary of the current license being offered to authors on each of the journals.

Journal Current License Used
Aging Cell CC BY
Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology CC BY or CC BY NC ND
Brain and Behavior
CC BY
Cancer Medicine CC BY
Cancer Science CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
ChemistryOpen CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
Clinical Case Reports CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
Depositional Record CC BY
Earth and Space Science CC BY or CC BY NC ND
Earth's Future
CC BY or CC BY NC ND
Ecology and Evolution
CC BY
EMBO Molecular Medicine CC BY
Energy Science & Engineering CC BY
ESC Heart Failure CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
Evidence-based Preclinical Medicine CC BY
Evolutionary Applications CC BY
Food and Energy Security CC BY
Food Science & Nutrition CC BY
Geo: Geography and Environment CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
Geoscience Data Journal CC BY
Immunity, Inflammation and Disease CC BY
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses CC BY
Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine CC BY
Journal of Diabetes Investigation CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
MicrobiologyOpen CC BY
Microbial Biotechnology CC BY
Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine CC BY
Nursing Open CC BY
Pharmacology Research & Perspectives CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
Physiological Reports CC BY
Regeneration CC BY
Sexual Medicine CC BY NC
Veterinary Medicine and Science CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND
Cell Biology International Reports CC BY
JAHA - Journal of the American Heart Association CC BY, CC BY NC or CC BY NC ND

Creative Commons Attribution License

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Copyright on any research article published by a Wiley Open Access journal is retained by the author(s). Authors grant Wiley a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.

Use of the article in whole or part in any medium requires attribution suitable in form and content as follows: [Title of Article/Author/Journal Title and Volume/Issue. Copyright (c) [year] [copyright owner as specified in the Journal]. Links to the final article on Wiley’s website are encouraged where applicable.

The Creative Commons Attribution License does not affect the moral rights of authors, including without limitation the right not to have their work subjected to derogatory treatment. It also does not affect any other rights held by authors or third parties in the article, including trademark or patent rights, or the rights of privacy and publicity. Use of the article must not assert or imply, whether implicitly or explicitly, any connection with, endorsement or sponsorship of such use by the author, publisher or any other party associated with the article.

For any reuse or distribution, users must include the copyright notice and make clear to others that the article is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution license, linking to the relevant Creative Commons web page. Users may impose no restrictions on use of the article other than those imposed by the Creative Commons Attribution license.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the article is made available as is and without representation or warranties of any kind whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise and including, without limitation, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, absence of defects, accuracy, or the presence or absence of errors.

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License

The Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (CC BY NC) permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited and is not used for commercial purposes.

Copyright on any research article published by a Wiley Open Access journal is retained by the author(s). Authors grant Wiley a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified. The Wiley Open Access Agreement formalizes these and other terms and conditions of publishing research articles.

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Attribution-Non-Commercial-NoDerivs License

The Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial-NoDerivs License (CC BY NC ND) permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, is not used for commercial purposes and no modifications or adaptations are made.
Copyright in on any Wiley Open Access article published under the CC BY NC ND license is retained by the author(s). Authors grant Wiley a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as it is not used for commercial purposes, its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.

Use by non-commercial users

For non-commercial and non-promotional purposes individual users may access, download, copy, display and redistribute to colleagues Wiley Open Access articles, as well as adapt, translate, text- and data-mine the content subject to the following conditions:
The authors' moral rights are not compromised. These rights include the right of "paternity" (also known as "attribution" - the right for the author to be identified as such) and "integrity" (the right for the author not to have the work altered in such a way that the author's reputation or integrity may be impugned). Where content in the article is identified as belonging to a third party, it is the obligation of the user to ensure that any reuse complies with the copyright policies of the owner of that content. If article content is copied, downloaded or otherwise reused for non-commercial research and education purposes, a link to the appropriate bibliographic citation (authors, journal, article title, volume, issue, page numbers, DOI and the link to the definitive published version on Wiley Online Library) should be maintained. Copyright notices and disclaimers must not be deleted. Any translations, for which a prior translation agreement with Wiley has not been agreed, must prominently display the statement: "This is an unofficial translation of an article that appeared in a Wiley publication. The publisher has not endorsed this translation."

Use by commercial "for-profit" organisations

Use of Wiley Open Access articles for commercial, promotional, or marketing purposes requires further explicit permission from Wiley and will be subject to a fee.

All requests to republish the article (in whole or in part) in another work such as a book or journal article (other than normal quotations with an appropriate citation) can be cleared directly from the point of content using the automated RightsLink service. Simply click on the ‘Request Permission’ link to complete your order.

For other commercial, promotional, or marketing purposes please contact (corporatesales@wiley.com). Commercial purposes include: Copying or downloading of articles, or linking to such articles for further redistribution, sale or licensing; Copying, downloading or posting by a site or service that incorporates advertising with such content; The inclusion or incorporation of article content in other works or services (for example, a compilation produced for marketing purposes, inclusion in a sales pack etc); Linking to article content in e-mails redistributed for promotional, marketing or educational purposes; Use for the purposes of monetary reward by means of sale, resale, licence, loan, transfer or other form of commercial exploitation such as marketing products; Print reprints/eprints of Wiley Open Access articles.

Disclaimer

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