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Returns a paginated list of licenses which are available to the user.


  • Component name: user.licenses
  • Signature: Requires signature using the authkey's private key
  • Timestamp: Requires ztime parameter
  • Authorization level: GET
  • API trust level: Standard


  • authkey*: The user's authorization key
  • ztime*: Z-Timestamp
  • page: Page to return (default 1)
  • locale: Locale for license names

* Required parameter


Paginated list of license elements:

  • license
    • code: License code
    • name: License name
    • shortname: License abbreviation
    • url: URL to the license full text
    • features: License features
      • recognition: Work original authorship must be recognised
      • distribution: Work can be copied and distributed
      • derivations: New works can be created based upon this work
      • timelimited: License has a limited period of application, which must be specified when registering the work (using these kind of licenses is a professional service)
      • commercial: Work can be used for commercial purposes

License features can have one of the following values:

  • YES: Feature is applicable
  • NO: Feature is not applicable
  • YES_WITH_RESTRICTIONS: Feature is applicable with some conditions imposed by the license text
  • INHERITANCE: (Only for derivations feature) Derivative works must be distributed with the same license
  • NOT_APPLICABLE: Feature has no meaning for this license




<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
       <name>All rights reserved</name>
       <name>Attribution 2.5 Malaysia</name>
       <shortname>CC by 2.5 my</shortname>