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Nature Research

Green open access summary

This is a short summary of the green open access policy of Nature Research.

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Preprint: archiving allowed
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Postprint: archiving forbidden
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Published version: archiving allowed


  • Author's pre-print on any website (Research articles only)
  • Immediately upon publication
  • On any website
  • Publisher's version/PDF may be used
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged and DOI cited
  • Authors retain copyright
  • Creative Commons Attribution License
  • Research content only
  • All titles are open access journals
  • This policy is an exception to the default policies of ''

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