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The Cuneiform Digital Library Journal is an electronic journal constituted in conjunction with the organization and work of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative to afford contributors to that effort the opportunity to make known to an international community the results of their research into topics related to those of the CDLI.
The CDLJ is a refereed e-journal for Assyriology. We are interested in publishing a broad and international range of cuneiform research articles that will appeal to academic researchers as well as interested members of the public.
Contributions dealing with the major themes of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative, that is, with text analyses of cuneiform documents (incorporating text, photographs, data, drawings, interpretations), early writing, paleography, administrative history, mathematics, metrology, and the technology of modern cuneiform editing are welcome. Articles in the Cuneiform Digital Library Journal are chosen for their quality academic content and for their use of the electronic medium.
The editorial board of the Cuneiform Digital Library Journal consists of representatives from leading universities, research institutions and museums around the world, including the University of Oxford, the CNRS, Paris, the CSIS, Madrid, the CNR, Rome, the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Chicago, Cornell University, and UC Berkeley. The Journal is hosted by the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative, LA/Oxford/Berlin, and is managed by Jacob L Dahl, and maintained by Laura F Hawkins. Without the guidance and support of a number of other people, it is unlikely that the journal would be in its present form. We should mention particularly Judith Winters, chief editor of Internet Archaeology, for her kind permission allowing us to "lift" from her site many of the policy and guideline statements now a part of these pages.
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The Cuneiform Digital Library Bulletin is an electronic journal constituted in conjunction with the organization and work of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative to afford contributors to that effort the opportunity to make known to an international community the results of their research into topics related to those of the CDLI.
The CDLB is a refereed e-journal for Assyriology and is conceived as a sister publication of the Cuneiform Digital Library Journal. While the latter journal seeks substantive contributions dealing with the major themes of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative, that is, with text analyses of cuneiform documents (incorporating text, photographs, data, drawings, interpretations), early writing, paleography, administrative history, mathematics, metrology, and the technology of modern cuneiform editing are welcome, articles in the Bulletin should be short notes of at most five pages that deal with specific topics, collations, etc., and do not attempt to offer synthetic treatments of complex subjects.
The editorial board of the Cuneiform Digital Library Bulletin consists of representatives from leading universities, research institutions and museums around the world, including the University of Oxford, the CNRS, Paris, the CSIS, Madrid, the CNR, Rome, the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Chicago, Cornell University, and UC Berkeley. The Bulletin is hosted by the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative, LA/Oxford/Berlin, and is managed by Jacob L Dahl, and maintained by Laura F Hawkins. Without the guidance and support of a number of other people, it is unlikely that the journal would be in its present form. We should mention particularly Judith Winters, chief editor of Internet Archaeology, for her kind permission allowing us to "lift" from her site many of the policy and guideline statements now a part of these pages.
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|Jacob L Dahl, editor-in-chief
|University of Oxford, Oxford
|Laura F Hawkins, managing editor
|Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
|Wolfson College, University of Oxford, Oxford
|Jerrold Cooper (emeritus)
|Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
|Jan Gerrit Dercksen
|National Center of Scientific Research, Paris
|Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid
|David I. Owen (emeritus)
|Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
|UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
|University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
|Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome
The Cuneiform Digital Library Journal (CDLJ) and the Cuneiform Digital Library Bulletin (CDLB) are refereed electronic journals for Assyriology seeking the submission of articles that combine high academic caliber with an attempt to exploit the potential of electronic publication.
The aim of both journals is to publish a range of articles offering text analyses of cuneiform documents (incorporating text, photographs, data, drawings, interpretations), treatments of early writing, of cuneiform writing systems, and of cuneiform paleography, of Mesopotamian administrative history, mathematics, metrology, and of the technology of modern cuneiform editing. Notes about texts included in the CDLI data set will be linked to their corresponding pages, and vice versa. There is no word count or page limit for submissions to the CDLJ. Our only requirements are that articles should contribute to the knowledge of the economic, social and intellectual history of early literate Babylonia, and that they should exploit the capabilities of the WWW medium. The CDLB on the other hand offers contributors a forum for the rapid distribution of short notes of NABU size dealing with the major themes of the CDLI. The language of submissions is to be English.
The journals intend to publish articles in their web pages as soon as they have successfully completed the process of peer review and the insertion of eventual corrections and additions by the author(s). All articles will be archived under the formula YEAR:NUMBER, and will appear in two formats, insofar as a dual presentation is possible. Articles will on the one hand be presented in HTML pages with a provisional convention to represent Assyriological diacritics; on the other hand, the same articles will be downloadable in PDF format, thus allowing readers a hardcopy version of contributions including standard diacritics.
The geographical focus of journal publications will necessarily be Mesopotamia. Comparative articles dealing with, for instance, proto-Elamite or archaic Chinese, will be welcome.
The editors see the journals as forums for the electronic dissemination of contributions to the history, in its broadest sense, of the 4th and 3rd millennium B.C. Analyses of orthography, lexicography, administrative history and related topics derived from 2nd and 1st millennium corpora will be considered for inclusion. Articles will be retrievable by period and subject.
The journals will publish articles on a restricted range of Assyriological issues, including editions of smaller tablet collections using electronic media, archival reports, socio-economic studies, and theory and methodology. Articles will be chosen both for their academic content and their approach to the opportunities provided by electronic publication.
The journals intend to reduce the delay between submission and publication dates well below that of academic print journals. Both the CDLB and the CDLJ will, however, be refereed journals and thus will make every effort to care for a high level of academic discourse in their pages. Authors should expect a two to four month interval between submission of a draft text with illustrations and its publication for substantive contributions to the Journal, at most two months for those made to the Bulletin. The time to publication will include a period of preprint posting for all contributions (see below).
If you are about to make plans for the publication of an Assyriological paper, please consider what the journals can offer:
See our Guidelines for Authors for further details, from how to submit a proposal to our style guidelines.
Peer review in Assyriological journals has not always been as strict as might be wished. We see an even greater danger of non-refereed publications in the internet, and are thus intent on establishing and following a strict process of review of all submissions to this journal.
We will strive to make the editorial process move as rapidly as possible. All submissions to the CDLJ will be screened by CDLI staff at UCLA for their compatibility with the goals of the journal, following which they will be circulated to at least two outside referees, either members of the CDLJ editorial board, or to acknowledged specialists in fields closely related to the topic of the submission. Submissions to the CDLB will move more rapidly through a shortened review process, with a quick review of their Internet compatibility and academic quality by LA staff, followed by thier review by one outside specialist before they are posted in the CDLB pages.
CDLJ&B will embed in the process of online publication a preprint phase for all contributions. In the case of more substantive articles in the Journal, this preprint phase will last 60 days; shorter Bulletin articles will be posted as preprints for a period of 30 days. This phase of preliminary publication will follow the completion of peer review and is meant merely to give the author(s) the opportunity to correct typographical or bibliographical errors, or to insert important data that has become available subsequent to submission and manuscript changes initiated by peer review. The PDF files corresponding to marked up preprint versions of submissions will be clearly identified as such. Revision of finished pages requires substantial editorial effort, so that a preprint phase should not be seen by author(s) as an opportunity to post unfinished research.
Journal editors will not change content of contributions once they have been formally published (that is, following removal of the "preprint" etiquette), even if mistakes are discovered or if new data would render an interpretation obsolete. However we welcome subsequent addenda or 'new editions' of research published in the journal or bulletin which will be linked to the original piece of work (and vice versa), thus building on its foundations. Authors are requested to contact the editors about all their update requirements.
The journals will publish articles in English. Given the international force of the English language, we believe that this choice will guarantee the broadest possible readership, without severely limiting the ability of scholars to make their ideas known to our public.
The journals will not, as a rule, publish book reviews or review print publications, but please feel free to contact us if you think you have a special case.
However, the CDLB does encourage reviews of works published in an electronic format (either on CD-ROM or as webpages). E-publications with print counterparts are also considered. We will also review specifically philological software packages, but our policy is generally not to review anything that is solely published in print.
Before you submit your article to us for consideration, please think about its structure. However, here are a few pointers for you to think about at this stage.
If you have any other ideas, just get in touch with us and we can work through them together.
There will naturally be variations, but every article in the CDLJ has a certain basic structure. Unlike conventional journal articles, however, the structure is made up of a series of separate interlinked files rather than one single document split into a series of sub-sections. Every article in the CDLJ has its own sub-directory (http://cdli.ucla.edu/cdlj/year.number/authorname/) and within this directory, there can, dependent on the size of the article, be:
The CDLJ recommends that you create a series of files for your article that mimic this structure from the very start rather than splitting your text up at a later stage, which can be very time-consuming. Such files are much quicker to load but they also enable you as the author to have control of section length and can help you to tailor your writing for the medium. It is possible that your paper may have to be re-structured in some way during editorial work, but we will keep you informed of major changes that we feel are necessary just as we expect you to do likewise.
We also recommend you to name your files in a particular way so that a) we can see the structure of your paper but also b) to avoid losing files owing to errors in naming.
Please do not call your files cdlj.html/cdlj.doc, etc. Instead, name the files so that an indication of order is given and use your surname together with the date of the file's completion (in the form YEAR+MONTH+DAY, e.g., 20020119 for January 19, 2002), in the case of multiple files followed by understroke and the file marker, finally after a dot "." the file suffix (e.g. smith20020223_abstract.doc, jones20020303_figure1.jpg).
This is often called the article 'homepage' and contains the article title, the paper summary and your contact details. It will be up to you to let us know if you want changes to be made in this entry file.
Sometimes called the 'site map', this page is used to set out the paper structure and provides links to every file in the article. When creating your toc file, give careful consideration to the titles of each section (file) and their relationship or hierarchy when marking out section numbering (if relevant). If your paper is not linear in structure, it may be possible to provide an actual 'map' of your article instead. Contact us if this would be something you would like to explore.
This page is used to list and specify every single image (plans, photographs etc.) in your article and will link directly to them either as they appear in the text or as individual images. Please list the figure numbers, the figure captions as well as the file name of the image to which they correspond.
N.B. We recommend that the figure number in the image file name corresponds to the number in the figures file e.g.
You may also use the tof file to provide other information about the figures e.g. who was responsible for the photo/drawing of plan etc. Ensure that all the figures you list in the tof file actually correspond to your text. Please also refer to our notes on image copyright.
It is important to be fairly rigorous in the labelling of sections and sub-sections.
This file should contain all the references cited within the article. It is your responsibility to check that all references are correct and are cited in the text of the article. We encourage you to adopt a system for filing bibliographic references during your initial research and writing, and always make the time to take complete bibliographic details.
The journals will appear both as html pages, and as PDF-formatted files using Unicode wherever possible. We strongly recommend that no cuneiform fonts be used in submissions to these journals, since they cannot be reproduced in internet presentation.
The following guidelines are meant primarily for submissions of more substantive contributions to the CDLJ, but can be understood as general recommendations for the much simplified format of submissions to the Bulletin. If after reading through these guidelines you are still unsure about how to present material for final submission and publication, please contact us with your questions (email firstname.lastname@example.org).
There will naturally be variations, but every article in the CDLJ&B have a certain basic structure. Parts of a paper comprise:
Follow the LaTeX template for more guidance.
Abbreviations and contractions
Generally follow the rule that abbreviations (i.e. shortened forms which do not end with the last letter of the original word) and contractions (i.e. shortened forms which end with the last letter of the original word) are followed by a full stop
e.g. pp. Fig. PI.
e.g. Mr. Dr. Mrs. St.
Use A.D., B.C., etc. Metrological units (m, mm, km) are regarded as symbols and therefore do not require a full stop. Omit stops from series of initials such as YAT, HMSO, RIBA, RIC, CBA, OS, sf (small find).
Do not use the ampersand, & for 'and'.
For dimensions (e.g. in tablet catalogues) use the following abbreviations and list them in this order:
D. - diameter, H. - height. W. - width. T. - thickness
In such dimensions, and in references. etc., leave a space between an abbreviation with full stop and a number, and between a number and a standard unit of measurement e.g:
The CDLI has compiled a list of recommended abbreviations for Assyriological publications.
Hyphens and Italics
Generally follow The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th ed., rev. (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1993)
Numbers and measurements
Places and place-names
Sites and places referred to should be clearly located, both at the first reference and, for lengthy texts, if re-introduced later in the report.
Generally follow American English standards of the Merriam-Webster's Dictionary.
We leave it to the authors to choose between the standard footnote apparatus common in Assyriology and the test reference used in the social sciences.
Using a footnote apparatus
Consult the stylesheet of the publication Orientalia for guidelines in the use of footnotes in your article. Punctuation should generally follow the guidelines of The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th ed., rev. (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1993).
Within the text
In the text the brief reference, in brackets, comprises: author's or editor's surname; date of publication; comma, page number(s) not preceded by p. or pp. If two authors share the same surname and year of publication, give initials as well as surname. If more than one work by the same author in the same year is cited, the works should be distinguished with a lower case letter e.g. 1959a, 1959b etc. (not as 1959, 1959a etc.). If there are two or three authors, give all names. If there are more than three authors, quote the first name and use the formula `et al.'.
(Drake 1736, 34)
(Le Patourel 1968b, 167, fig.2)
(Coutts and Worthington 1986, 24)
(Dolley, Moriarty and Jones 1970a, 12-14)
(Smith et al., 1988)
The brief reference should be expanded to a full reference in the bibliography.
Where there is no appropriate author's or editor's name, as for some published historical sources or institutional publications, or where the name of the source, not the author, is normally cited, use a shortened version of the source or the institution in italics. List the abbreviations in the bibliography.
(Bede, Ecc. Hist., iv, 25)
(York Minster Fab. R., 237)
(RCHMY 1, 68-9)
In the bibliography/reference section
The bibliography is an alphabetical list of all authorities quoted in the article.
For a book:
We recommend the following style:
the name(s) of all author(s) or the body responsible for authorship as given on the title page, with initial coming after the surname
date of publication
title of book as on title page in italics FULL STOP
number of volume in Arabic numerals FULL STOP
place of publication FULL STOP
Drake, F. 1736 Eboracum. London.
Down, A. and Rule, M. 1971 Chichester Excavations. 1. Chichester.
Where a book forms part of a series, the name of the series and the number should also be given.
Rogerson, A. 1976. Excavations on Fuller's Hill, Great Yarmouth. East Anglian Archaeological Reports. 2. Gressenhall.
For a periodical
Author's name as given at the head of the article (initials after the surname)
date of publication
article title between quotation marks FULL STOP
journal title in italics FULL STOP
volume number in Arabic numerals FULL STOP
page numbers of article FULL STOP
Lancy, J.T. 1965 "Note on a hog-back recently found in York." Yorkshire Archaeology Journal. 41. 339-40.
For a contribution within a book or an article
Author's name (initials after surname)
date of publication
article title between quotation marks FULL STOP
the word 'In'
full reference for source work as given above for a book or periodical, but without year and with initials before surname FULL STOP
page numbers of contribution FULL STOP
Harden, D. B. 1961 "Domestic window glass, Roman, Saxon and medieval." In E. M. Jope (ed.) Studies in Building History . London. 39-63.
Crowfoot, E. 1969 "Textiles." In P.J. Tester "Excavations at Fordcroft, Orpington." Archaeologia Cantiana. 84. 50-3.
Within the text
As with printed works, use the either a full footnote reference, or the Harvard referencing system when citing electronic sources in the endnote apparatus or in the body of your article.
V. McNeil (email@example.com), Comments on the death of courage, email to J. Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org), 12 July 2001
(Nissen 1998, email communication)
These will be linked to the bibliography/reference section of your article but in the case of citing an article published in the journals, it will be directly linked to the abstract of the article in question.
When referring to a general resource, service or homepage in your text, include the URL in angled brackets.
e.g. "...Smith will have deposited a copy of his data with the Archaeology Data Service http://ads.ahds.ac.uk by the time of publication..."
"... the website of the Oxford Sumerian Literature project (http://www-etcsl.orient.ox.ac.uk/) will provide further detail ..."
In the bibliography
Author/editor(s),Title of Work, Date of publication, Edition statement (if given), Medium (if not online), Publication information (Place of publication: publisher, date if given), URL, Access date.
Oxford English Dictionary. 1992. 2nd edition. CD-ROM. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Landow, George P. 1992 Hypertext: the convergence of contemporary critical theory and technology. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore and London. http://landow.stg.brown.edu/ht/contents.html Accessed: 25 January 2000.
Parts of Works
Author/editor(s), Article title between quotation marks, Title of Main Work, Edition statement (if given), Publication information (Place of publication: publisher, date if given but not required for well-known resources), URL, Access date.
Daniel, G. "Archaeology". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Available: http://www.britannica.com/bcom/eb/article/7/0,5716,115327+1,00.html Accessed: 25 January 2000.
Archaeology Data Service "Guidelines for Depositors". Version 1.1. Available: http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/project/userinfo/deposit.html Accessed: 25 January 2000.
Landow, George P. 1992 "Textual Openness". Available: http://landow.stg.brown.edu/ht/derrida1.html Accessed 26 January 2000.
Author(s), Article Title, Journal Title, Issue, URL, Access date.
Warren, G. 1997 "Seascapes: Navigating the coastal Mesolithic of Western Scotland". Assemblage 2. http://www.shef.ac.uk/~assem/2/2war1.html Accessed: 29 December 1999.
Vince, A. 1997 "Publishing archaeology on the Web: who reads this stuff anyway?". Internet Archaeology 3. http://intarch.ac.uk/journal/issue3/vince_index.html
Individual content within works or articles should be cited as the following:
Vince, A. 1997 `Publishing archaeology on the Web: who reads this stuff anyway?' Internet Archaeology 3, 3.1 http://intarch.ac.uk/journal/issue3/vince/caa97.html#3.1
Internet Archaeology citations do not require the Access Date entry.
Discussion List Messages
Author, Subject of Message, Date, Discussion List, URL or other means of accessing archive, Access date.
Oberlander-Tarnoveanu, I. "Re: funding, links and the WWW' 24 July 1998. Online posting. Intarch-Interest. Available: http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/intarch-interest/1998-07/0025.html Accessed: 15 August 1999.
Personal electronic communications (E-mail)
Sender (Sender's email address), Subject of Message, email to recipient (Recipient's email address), Date of message.
Heyworth, Mike (email@example.com) "Britarch Archive". email to J.D. Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org). 3 March 2001.
The images we are referring to here are static pictures. Images presented in other formats such as VRML or MPEG/video should be discussed with editorial staff before their submission.
Scanning images (and getting them right for presentation over the web) can be a very time-consuming, and often costly effort, and is therefore the author's responsibility - the staff of the CDLJ cannot be responsible for this work. We will, however, discuss with you the scaling and other modifications of images which we consider necessary for an effective presentation. See the CDLI's Methods and Conventions page ("Digitization of cuneiform tablets and images") for recommendations on scanning physical objects, color or black-and-white photos, and line-art (for instance, tablet autographs), and for a walk-through in producing vector images with the Adobe program Illustrator (scalable vector graphics are now web-implementable and will form a part of future CDLI presentations).
Please note the following few points when you are preparing your images for publication over the web.
Send your image files to the journals either as email attachments or by ftp.
The following set of guidelines have been compiled to help guide referees who have been asked to comment on an article submitted to the journals, but authors may also find it useful to read through this section.
Authors have been assured of the privacy and security of their submitted work, so we ask that you do not refer to the work that the draft describes before it has been published. We hope that you will adopt a positive, impartial attitude towards the article under review but if you feel you are unable to judge a submission for any reason within a reasonable time frame, please inform us.
As a referee, you are essential to our existence as a quality journal of record. Without your time and effort, our articles would not be adequately evaluated. We appreciate your help and very much welcome suggestions for improvement of our peer-review process.
Please prepare a report for the author(s) of the article you have been asked to assess, structured around the topics listed below. Your comments should be straightforward, constructive and in sufficient detail for the author to follow your line of reasoning, and where applicable, suggestions for major revisions should be included. If revisions are requested, please be as explicit as possible, and distinguish revisions you consider necessary from those you consider desirable but optional.
The draft article may not be in the journal style when you review it, but note that you are not requested to correct style, language or grammar. However, errors which a copy editor may not recognize e.g. misspellings of site names/species, incorrect or outmoded terminology, inappropriate jargon etc. should be pointed out. If you deem necessary, your report may be divided up into two sections: comments for transmission to the author and comments for the editor only. If you choose to do this, please mark your sections clearly.
Please provide any further comments that may be of help to the author. The editors have to balance your judgment with their own and that of the other referee(s), so it will sometimes happen that your recommendations will not be followed.
Please keep a copy of your assessment.
Please contact the editors (email@example.com) if you have any questions.
PDF versions of contributions to CDLJ&B are offered only as a courtesy for those authors and readers who need a print version for dossiers, or who want a printed copy for lakeside reading and notes. Academic reference to such contributions should be restricted exclusivley to the archival html versions. While these citations will include no pagination, we do structure papers in sections and subsections to facilitate reference to specific content. Thus, citation of a full journal paper will take the form of Földi, Zsombor & Head, Ronan, “Two Tablets from the Johns Hopkins University Collection,” CDLB 2014/4, short form simply CDLB 2014/4; reference to a part of that publication will have the short form CDLB 2014/4 §2.1.2, or CDLB 2014/4 figure 2, and so on.
We cannot anticipate all the contingencies of an internet publication directed from the offices of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative on the UCLA campus. It is our stated aim to insure that this journal is distributed to its international readership free of charge, either in the form of subscription or download fees, and, to insure that the digital data of the CDLJ is preserved in the long term, we are committed to transferring all contributions to the independent archiving service of the California Digital Library at the earliest feasible moment.
The difference between publication on the internet and publication in print can be minimal, if the same structure is suitable to both media. Thus, highly hierarchical reports with numerous nesting headings can be transferred to the web with relatively little change in format. It may be that this is the only change that need be made, but in most cases the paper's readability and usefulness will be improved by the addition of hypertext links and the provision of contents and section pages. At the other extreme, many web papers will not have a single linear thread running though them but should be approached through a variety of means - text indices, visual indices, timelines, clickable maps and so on. At the end of the day, such a paper may bear only a passing resemblance to its paper counterpart.
All Bulletin contributions will go through two editors, as a rule a CDLI staff member in Los Angeles and one outside specialist close to the topic of the note; those sent to the Journal will be refereed by LA staff and by two outside specialists, either experts in the topic not associated with these publications, or members of an editorial board.
We are aware of the reaction some have expressed to this editorial policy of the journals. While we want to be sensitive to the nuanced arguments that can often be made only in the author's native language, still there has been a certain Euro-centrism in the policies of some journals in naming a list of acceptable submission languages including usually English, German, French, and now Italian and even Spanish. We applaud the journals that continue to offer the possibility of submissions in a number of languages, but hope that with our restriction to English we will not eliminate from either the Bulletin or the Journal substantive contributions from scholars whose first language is not English, while at the same time ensuring the broadest possible readership among non-European regions of the globe that for the most part encourage, through policies educational, economic and social, a reading competence in English as first choice.
If you have any other questions, please contact the editor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Access to the pages of the Cuneiform Digital Library Journal and the Cuneiform Digital Library Bulletin is unrestricted for non-commercial use.
The following Terms and Conditions govern your use of the whole of the journal web sites and the materials accessible on or from the sites. Please read them carefully and refer to them as necessary as you explore the journal and bulletin. Your use of the CDLI online journals site implies that you accept these Terms and Conditions.
The Cuneiform Digital Library Journal and the Cuneiform Digital Library Bulletin are published by the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. We welcome fair use of all material published in the journals. If you want to republish material, please contact us (email@example.com). The Journal may not be posted or in any way mirrored on the WWW or any other part of the internet except at the official publication site at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.
All materials contained in the journals CDLJ and CDLB are subject to copyright claims and other proprietary rights. Except as otherwise noted, copyright of all contributions within each issue remains with the authors; copyright of all contributions elsewhere within the cdli.ucla.edu/pubs/cdlj/ domain remains with the CDLI. The ethical rights of the authors to their work also remain with the authors. The journals hold non-exclusive rights in respect to electronic publication and dissemination.
You may read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles. Links in other WWW pages to the journal should use the URL http://cdli.ucla.edu/?q=publications. The journals do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of these materials. This information is made available on an "as is" and "as available" basis with no warranty of any kind. The journals may make improvements and/or changes to the WWW pages at any time and shall not be responsible for any loss, cost, or damage, including consequential damage, caused by reliance on these materials.
The opinions stated in the articles of the journals are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the management of the CDLI and its online journals.
Links to external websites may be provided throughout the journal but the journals accept no responsibility for the content of these websites.
Please contact the journals if you are in any doubt as to what this statement of use covers.