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APN is committed to providing open access to its publications and information materials. It grants unrestricted use rights for non-commercial purposes of all its publications, including the APN Science Bulletin, policy briefs, project reports, and other printed/electronic materials.

APN seeks to maximize discoverability and use of its knowledge and information. All publications are made available through its online repository “APN E-Lib” (www.apn-gcr.org/resources/). Unless otherwise indicated, APN publications may be copied, downloaded and printed for private study, research and teaching purposes, or for use in non-commercial products or services. Appropriate acknowledgement of APN as the source and copyright holder must be given, while APN’s endorsement of users’ views, products or services must not be implied in any way.

Print copies of some publications can be requested by email to info@apn-gcr.org

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the APN E-Lib?

The APN E-Lib is APN’s official online repository for all information products and reports. It offers free and direct access to all publications published by APN, as well as reports produced by projects funded by APN. It also serves as a metadata portal for all APN-funded activities, providing up-to-date information and links to resources relevant to each project.

Q2. How do I request permission to translate or adapt an APN publication?

All requests for translation or adaptation rights should be done through the Licence Request Form.

Q3. How do I request permission to index, republish or redistribute APN content?

All requests for republication or distribution of APN content or whole publications should be done through the Licence Request Form.

Q4. Do I need permission to quote or photocopy APN publications?

Unless you are making bulk photocopies for systematic distribution, it is sufficient to quote accurately and ensure appropriate acknowledgement of APN as the source and copyright holder. APN's endorsement of opinions, products or services must not be stated or implied in any way.

Q5. How do I cite APN Publications?

Many APN publications carry a recommended citation. Alternatively, APA 5th edition is recommended for citing APN publications.

Q6. How do I contact APN Publications?