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Terms of Use

Rules for use

The rules for use contain all the information on accessing the documents in the ITS Archive on the basis of the Berlin Agreements on/about the ITS that went into force on 1 January 2013.

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User Statement

The Statement of Use is a prerequisite for enabling access to the documents stored in the ITS Archive in Bad Arolsen. Every user is obligated to present the ITS with a signed users statement.

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Fee regulations

In general, the use of the archive and other services of the ITS for research and education is free of charge. In the fee regulations, the costs for the transfer of photocopies and digital representations of documents for research and education purposes are listed.

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Reading room regulations

The reading room regulation should enable the user to work undisturbed in a quiet environment. At the same time it serves to protect the documents.

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Please be sure to clearly reference any sources used from the ITS archives according to the citation provided.

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Rules of scholarly practice

The ITS asserts the rules and regulations for the assurance of good scholarly practice of the German Research Society (DFG).

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Return of personal effects

This is how personal effects are returned

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"Declaration on the transfer of personal effects“

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