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Are metadata stylesheets copyrighted?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Metadata stylesheets are copyrighted; however, they can be freely used provided the following:

1) ESRI is credited as the source of the metadata stylesheets.

2) Any stylesheets in use are maintained and updated by the person utilizing them.

As bugs are fixed and improvements are made, new copies of our stylesheets are posted on the ESRI external Website. The link to the appropriate Website is in Related Information.

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