Can I add an instrument that is copyright protected to the MIDSS?

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All the material submitted to the MIDSS is protected by a Creative Commons licence.  However, you cannot add an instrument that does not belong to you without first receiving the permission of the creator.  You can add an instrument that you have created in the course of your research, or an instrument which is no longer protected by copyright. Under Irish copyright law, a work usually remains in copyright for 70 years after the death of the creator.

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Welcome to the Measurement Instrument Database for the Social Sciences (MIDSS). The site is designed to be a repository for instruments that are used to collect data from across the social sciences. Please use the site to discover instruments you can use in you own research.

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