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TCNJ Scholars (Digital Repository): TCNJ Scholars License Agreement

License Agreement

TCNJ Scholars License Agreement (summary)

Contributors retain any copyright they have for all content posted in TCNJ Scholars. When depositing content into TCNJ Scholars, you will be asked to represent the following:

  • You have the right to deposit your material in TCNJ Scholars.
  • You agree that it be made available to the public by TCNJ Library in electronic format. (Under certain conditions, access restrictions may be arranged, if needed.)
  • Your material does not, to the best of your knowledge, infringe upon anyone's copyright.

For published materials, TCNJ Scholars will accept for deposit only versions that are allowed by the respective publisher’s copyright policies.

Under U.S. copyright law,* each co-author of a joint work holds copyright and, individually, has the right to grant non-exclusive permission to distribute the work for non-commercial purposes without checking with the co-author(s).

Students making submissions to TCNJ Scholars will be additionally asked to consent to sharing their works publicly to comply with FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) regulations.

For more information about the author deposit agreement, please refer to the text of the full REOSITORY LICENSE AGREEMENT (consisting of a MASTER AGREEMENT and one or more SUBMISSION(S) OF WORK).


Note: See for example Stanford’s Copyright & Fair Use website.