How can I share it?

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"How Can I Share It" helps you find relevant information to ensure your articles can be shared with your colleagues.

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You'd like to share an article while being consistent with its access and usage rights?

Check out the site How can I share itThe "Can I Share It" look-up tool provides academic researchers with an easy way to check where a journal article can be shared in line with the paper’s access and usage rights.

You can also check publisher guidelines and read the STM voluntary principles for article sharing

With an ever increasing number of articles and journals, it can be hard to find the information you need to understand where and how to share. Sharing policies and licenses vary, so to help you obtain the most accurate information on sharing effectively, there is a links list to take you quickly to the policies that you need.