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1. Licensing


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Notes

[1] For digitized content made available by our partner institutions, the respective institution’s terms of use apply.
[2] This text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution – Non-commercial - No Derivatives 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). As long as the work is unedited and you give appropriate credit according to the Recommended Citation, you may reuse and redistribute the material in any medium or format for non-commercial purposes.

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