Ebooks Author Rights Policy

Ebooks Author Rights Policy

This policy sets out how authors of an ebook may reuse parts of their ebook and where they may post parts of the ebook online following publication by IOP Publishing. Any other use of the ebook without IOP Publishing’s prior express permission is prohibited.

Can I reuse parts of my ebook elsewhere?

Following publication by IOP, authors may use original figures and portions of the text from their ebook:

  • in articles submitted to learned or professional journals,
  • in papers presented at conference proceedings,
  • for the author’s professional purposes generally

provided full acknowledgement of the ebook and IOP’s status as publisher is given, the copyright line of the copyright owner as published in the ebook is given, as well as a link back via DOI to the abstract on the ebook’s homepage.

In addition to the general reuse mentioned above we also have a policy regarding hosting or depositing sections of the ebook online as set out below.

Authored books

In addition to a cover, blurb and the table of contents, authors may host a preface/foreword/introduction plus one additional chapter of their ebook on their Personal Website or to a non-commercial repository, such as arXiv, or to an institutional repository. The same chapter must be used in all instances. This includes multi-authored ebooks, where the authors must ensure that the same additional chapter is used on each site they post to.

Full acknowledgement of the ebook and IOP’s status as publisher must be given, as well as the copyright line of the copyright owner as published in the ebook, and a link back via DOI to the abstract on the ebook’s home-page.

Edited books

Editors and contributors may host the cover, blurb, table of contents and the preface/foreword/introduction on their Personal Website or to a non-commercial repository, such as arXiv, or to an institutional repository. Editors and contributors may not post an additional chapter.

Full acknowledgement of the ebook and IOP’s status as publisher must be given, as well as the copyright line of the copyright owner as published in the ebook, and a link back via DOI to the abstract on the ebook’s homepage.

Contributors are not permitted to host their individual contribution on any website or repository.

Exceptions

There may be cases where portions of an ebook already existed on an author’s website or repository prior to contract. In such cases please discuss your intention to reuse the work with your editor.

Where the copyright is not held by IOP Publishing, you will need the permission of the copyright owner before you reuse or post the content elsewhere.

Collections

This policy applies to the following IOP ebooks collections:

Queries

Please contact permissions@iop.org

Queries on the IOP Concise Physics Collection

For queries on the policy applying to the IOP Concise Physics collection, please contact our partner Morgan & Claypool at info@morganclaypool.com