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1. Regarding the copyrighted works of ISIJ

Articles published in ISIJ journals, such as “Tetsu-to-Hagané,” “ISIJ International,” and “Transactions of the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan,”and those whose copyright is owned by ISIJ are assigned a CC license (Generally CC BY-NC-ND or, depending on circumstances, CC BY). From April 1st, 2021, permission will not be needed to reproduce such works, on the condition that they are used within the provisions of the CC license.

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