Permission Form for Student Submissions to Scholars' Bank

The University of Oregon Libraries provides a digital archive called Scholars' Bank for the faculty and students of the University of Oregon. Scholars' Bank is available at https://scholarsbank.uoregon.edu and it is also searchable through Google and other web indexing services. Theses and dissertations reside in the archive, along with other department-sanctioned student work. You are invited to have your final thesis, dissertation or project submitted to the archive so that it will be freely and publicly available on the Web.

NOTES REGARDING FILE TRANSFER

This form accomodates the transfer of PDFs that do not exceed 50MB. Even if your file exceeds this size or employs other formats, you will still need to use this form to grant permission as described below, and provide metadata about your project.

For transfer of larger files and other formats such as multimedia files, please use UO collaboration software such as OneDrive or other appropriate cloud storage system to share files with the Scholars Bank Manager, scholars@uoregon.edu. In some cases, a USB flash drive may be the best choice. For more information on appropriate file formats, file naming and related topics consult this page: https://library.uoregon.edu/research-data-management/best-practices

NON-EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION LICENSE

By signing and submitting this license, you (the author(s) or copyright owner) grant to the University of Oregon (UO) the non-exclusive right to reproduce, convert (as defined below), and/or distribute your submission (including the abstract) worldwide in print and electronic format and in any medium, including but not limited to audio or video.

You agree that UO may, without changing the content, convert the submission to any medium or format for the purpose of preservation.

You also agree that the UO Libraries may keep more than one copy of this submission for purposes of security, back-up and preservation. The Libraries will make a good faith effort to preserve and distribute this submission. In the event that the Libraries are unable to continue to maintain this submission as part of the institutional repository, the Libraries reserve the right to return the content to the submitting departments/units/individuals. If the entity is no longer in existence, or if the individual is untraceable, the Libraries will arrange to have the materials appraised and possibly archived as part of the university's digital archives.

You represent that the submission is your original work, and that you have the right to grant the rights contained in this license. You also represent that your submission does not, to the best of your knowledge, infringe upon anyone's copyright.

If the submission contains material for which you do not hold copyright, you represent that you have obtained any necessary permission from the copyright owner to grant UO the rights required by this license, and that such third-party owned material is clearly identified and acknowledged within the text or content of the submission.

IF THE SUBMISSION IS BASED UPON WORK THAT HAS BEEN SPONSORED OR SUPPORTED BY AN AGENCY OR ORGANIZATION OTHER THAN UO, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE FULFILLED ANY RIGHT OF REVIEW OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS REQUIRED BY SUCH CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT.

UO will clearly identify your name(s) as the author(s) or owner(s) of the submission, and will not make any alteration, other than as allowed by this license, to your submission.

NOTE: ONLY THE FIRST FOUR FIELDS ARE MANDATORY.

I grant the University Libraries permission to make my research freely and publicly available in the digital archive known as Scholars' Bank (https://scholarsbank.uoregon.edu).

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