Publication Standards, Reprints, and Citation Counts
What is your reprint permission policy?
An author of a cited paper retains co-owner rights to the original content therein. Publisher's permission for reprint is hereby granted under the following conditions: (1) the material to be used has appeared in our publication without credit or acknowledgment to another source; and (2) the reprint credits the original SPIE publication, including the authors' names, title of paper, SPIE volume title and volume number, and year of publication.
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What are my rights as an author for reproducing my own SPIE material?
all proprietary rights other than copyright, including patent rights.
the right to make and distribute copies of the Paper for internal purposes.
the right to use the material for lecture or classroom purposes.
the right to prepare derivative publications based on the Paper, including books or book chapters, Journal papers, and magazine articles, provided that publication of a derivative work occurs subsequent to the official date of publication by SPIE.
Thus, authors may reproduce figures and text in new publications. The SPIE source publication should be referenced.
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What is SPIE’s web posting policy for published papers?
For papers published in an SPIE Journal or Proceedings volume, SPIE grants to authors the right to post an author-prepared version or an official version (preferred version) of the published paper on an internal or external server controlled exclusively by the author/employer, provided that:
a. such posting is noncommercial in nature and the paper is made available to users without charge;
b. an appropriate copyright notice and full citation appear with the paper; and
c. a link to SPIE's official online version of the abstract is provided using the DOI (Document Object Identifier) link.