See Copyright guide

4. Product and rules

ITC products and copyright limitation guidelines

The following table lists copyright and moral right attached to typical ITC products and the individuals who create them. The table can also be used to deduce the copyright and moral right attached to materials produced outside ITC that we in ITC typically make use of.

New knowledge / research output

Scientific paper in journal

Exploitation rights: Commercial publisher
Moral rights: Creator
Accepted practice in academic life: ITC employees have automatic right to transfer copyright to (commercial) publishers of scientific journals and books

Paper in conference proceedings

Exploitation rights: Commercial publisher
Moral rights: Creator
Accepted practice in academic life: ITC employees have automatic right to transfer copyright to (commercial) publishers of scientific journals and books

Book or chapter in book of commercial publisher

Exploitation rights: Commercial publisher
Moral rights: Creator
Accepted practice in academic life: ITC employees have automatic right to transfer copyright to (commercial) publishers of scientific journals and books

PhD thesis

Exploitation rights: Student
Moral rights: Creator
Accepted practice in academic life: ITC requests permission to make these available in ITC library and its website

MSc thesis

Exploitation rights: Student
Moral rights: Creator
Accepted practice in academic life: ITC requests permission to make these available in ITC library and its website

IFA

Exploitation rights: Student
Moral rights: Creator
Accepted practice in academic life: ITC requests permission to make these available in ITC library and its website

Other products (Category I)

Book or chapter in book published by ITC

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Lecture notes

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Introductory text in reader

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Assignment (i.e., as set, not answer)

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Scheme, figure, table

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Slide show, poster

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Photographs (taken by/for ITC; privacy must be respected)

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Back-to-office reports

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Software (developed within ITC)

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Other products (Category I)

Examination materials

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC 

Policy, management, administrative documents

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC 

Project proposals, plans, etc.

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC 

Reports, minutes, correspondence, etc.

Exploitation rights: ITC
Moral rights: ITC 

Open source software

Exploitation rights: Regulated by a license
Moral rights: Regulated by a license

Open access articles

Exploitation rights: Regulated by a license
Moral rights: Regulated by a license

Educational reader

Exploitation rights: Copyright holder(s)
Moral rights: Moral right holder(s)
Accepted practice in academic life: 
Prescribed in reader agreement (Dutch only)

Any product older than 70 years and common knowledge

Exploitation rights: None
Moral rights: None
Accepted practice in academic life: Not usual to give acknowlegement



Type of product

Exploitation rights

Moral rights

Accepted practice in academic life

New knowledge / research output

  • Scientific paper in journal
  • Paper in conference proceedings
  • Book or chapter in book of commercial publisher

Commercial publisher

Creator

ITC employees have automatic right to transfer copyright to (commercial) publishers of scientific journals and books

  • PhD thesis
  • MSc thesis
  • IFA

Student

Creator

ITC requests permission to make these available in ITC library and its website

Other products (Category I)

  • Book or chapter in book published by ITC
  • Lecture notes
  • Introductory text in reader
  • Assignment (i.e., as set, not answer)
  • Scheme, figure, table
  • Slide show, poster
  • Photographs (taken by/for ITC; privacy must be respected)
  • Back-to-office reports
  • Software (developed within ITC)

ITC

ITC has to exert its right to maintain, update and modify its products. At the same time ITC encourages creator(s) to include their name(s) on each product; it further requires those who re-use (part of) a product to acknowledge the creator(s)

Other products (Category I)

  • Examination materials
  • Policy, management, administrative documents
  • Project proposals, plans, etc.
  • Reports, minutes, correspondence, etc.

ITC

ITC

  • Open source software
  • Open access articles

Regulated by a license

Regulated by a license

  • Educational reader

Copyright holder(s)

Moral right holder(s)

Prescribed in reader agreement (Dutch only)

  • Any product older than 70 years and common knowledge

None

None

Not usual to give acknowlegement


The regulations are based on the Dutch Copyright Act and on the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) of Dutch universities