This page outlines the rights of web visitors (a.k.a. users) who wish to use items in ScholarWorks@UARK and the rights of authors/creators who share their research, creative work, and teaching materials.
All items in the repository are subject to copyright law and the University of Arkansas Open Access Repository Policy (Academic Policy 1220.00). Library personnel can provide consultation but we cannot give legal advice.
US copyright law applies to all items in the repository. The library guide Copyright and Fair Use provides an overview of your rights as a user. If you have questions, please contact the Scholarly Communications team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In general, you may view, read, listen to, and link to items in ScholarWorks@UARK. You may also download and print out copies for personal or educational uses.
Some authors/creators make their work available under a Creative Commons (CC) license, which grants users additional rights (For more information, please see the library guide Creative Commons Licenses). Look for the CC license on items you want to use, for example:
US copyright law establishes your rights as an author/creator. For an overview, please refer to the library guide Copyright and Fair Use. The University of Arkansas Open Access Repository Policy (Academic Policy 1220.00) lays out your rights and responsibilities when you share your research, creative work, and teaching materials in ScholarWorks@UARK. Please review this policy and the author agreement before submitting your work.
If you want to submit a paper that has been published, please check your publishing agreement to find out which version – if any – you are permitted to post in an open access repository.