Notice: Use of Abstracts Attached with Research Outputs

HERMES-IR (Hitotsubashi Educational and Research MEdia Service-Institutional Repository) is an archive which stores digital copies of research outputs and collections of the University. Hitotsubashi University Library follows necessary copyright protection procedures as contents are digitally processed and released on the Internet.

We would like to inform that abstracts attached with research outputs featured mainly in the University publications (i.e. journals, discussion papers, working papers) are going to be open to parties outside the University such as research database providers. We ask authors of abstracts to kindly understand that the purpose of disclosure is to further increase discoverability of the University’s research outputs, and to give permission to the use of abstracts as described below. If the author does NOT permit use of any abstract(s), they are asked to contact us by Friday, March 31st, 2022.

Please note that “permission of use” refers to reproduction rights and public transmission rights included in copyrights. Copyrights will not be transferred by giving permission to the above. For further details, see below.