Many NTRO digital representations contain multiple copyright owners which presents challenges to making the deposited creative work openly accessible in the OAR.
Researchers wishing to make their NTRO or a version of their NTRO openly accessible in OAR need to,
A Digital Object Identifier enabling metrics will be minted when the NTRO digital representation is made open in OAR
For intellectual property or copyright assistance email the University Copyright Officer
|Sample CALE permission letter
|Personal correspondence. Letter includes legal terminology but relies on the copyright owner declaration being correct. Standard method researchers use to approach potential copyright owners. There is risk that the responder is unaware of third party copyright material in their work and they are providing a declaration and licence for materials they do not own.
|Licence to Digitise and Publish
Formal plain-English licence, which provides the copyright owner with detailed information about the licence and declaration they are signing. Not witnessed and signed by all parties.
|Licence Deed to Digitise and Publish
|very low - no risk
Formal Legal deed agreement between the University and copyright owner.
A deed has the least risk to the University as is completely binding. Please contact the University Copyright Officer. or University Legal Officer to discuss and obtain.
|Request an Author addendum prior to signing the publisher's author agreement.
To retain rights enabling you to: deposit your publication or a small section of the accepted final author version in the OAR.. Please contact the University Copyright Officer for assistance.
Here are some examples: