License to Use the VMF


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By downloading, importing, copying, abstracting from, modifying, circulating or implementing the VMF, you enter into a licence with HEFCE on behalf of JISC to use the VMF in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the licence, as modified from time to time and published on this website.

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