KAKEN – Service Information: Terms of Use

About the Service

KAKEN is operated based on National Institute of Informatics’ Academic Contents Service Usage Regulations.

How to Use the Contents

(1) Except from the contents whose copyright belongs to authors (e.g. some of the reports), the contents published on KAKEN must be used in compliance with the MEXT’s Website Terms of Use (Japanese).
The MEXT’s Website Terms of Use is compatible with the Creative Commons’ license, Attribution 4.0 International (i.e. copyright usage terms stipulated in https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode Hereinafter, ‘CC-BY’.). Therefore, the contents that are applicable to the MEXT’s Website Terms of Use can also be used by complying with CC BY.

(2) Among the contents published on KAKEN, those that are specified as copyrighted works (i.e. some of the reports that were submitted in relation to Adopted Projects before 2015) must be used in compliance with NII’s Academic Contents Service Usage Regulations, Article 5.2 (Purpose of Using the Service).

Information published on KAKEN

In some cases, authors can claim the copyright of some of the reports that were submitted in relation to Adopted Projects.
If you wish to claim, please apply by completing the form below.

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