Non-Exclusive Deposit Agreement

By depositing content you agree that the University Library can reproduce, translate, and make your submission publicly available through the Carolina Digital Repository. You, the author(s), grant UNC a non-exclusive right to reproduce your submission, translate the submission to any medium or format for the purpose of preservation and public access, and/or publicly and globally distribute your submission in electronic format subject to any embargo instructions from the depositor. You also grant that UNC may keep more than one copy of this submission for purposes of security, back-up, and preservation.

You affirm that the submission is your original work and 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 agree that you have obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright owner to grant UNC the rights required by this agreement, 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 sponsored or supported by an agency or organization other than UNC, you agree that you have fulfilled any right of review or other obligations required by such contract or agreement.

UNC will not make any alteration, other than as allowed by this agreement, to your submission.

If the depositor holds the copyright, the depositor retains copyright of materials deposited in the CDR. The CDR requires that the copyright holder allows the non-exclusive distribution and preservation of the work when depositing content. For more information, see Policies & Guidelines.