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By signing the License Agreement you authorize the ADP to store and disseminate the study to other users. By depositing data to the ADP your copyright over study materials is retained. The users of your study are required to cite you as the author of the study in their publication. In addition, you remain the full owner of the data.

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Social Science Data Archives. YEAR. 2. Sign a License Agreement. Accessed: http://adp.fdv.uni-lj.si/eng/deli/postopek/izjava2/ (DD. month year).


Consolidation of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, : Second Wave of the Post-Communist Publics Study, ZA

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