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Greenwich Academic Literature Archive Deposit Licence

Greenwich Academic Literature Archive Deposit Licence

Greenwich Academic Literature Archive Deposit Licence

Greenwich Academic Literature Archive supports the long-term preservation of all items in the repository, and free access to them. To undertake this role, the administrators of the repository need permission to store, copy and manipulate the material in order to ensure that it can be preserved and made available in the future.

This Deposit Licence is designed to give the Repository Administrator the right to do this, and to confirm that the depositor has the right to submit the material to the repository. The Licence is non-exclusive, and the depositor does not give away any of their rights to the repository.

Rights granted to Greenwich Academic Literature Archive through this agreement are non-exclusive. You are free to publish the Work in its present or future version(s) elsewhere. The repository does not assume ownership when storing the e-print.

Depositing with Greenwich Academic Literature Archive

By agreeing to this licence, you (the author(s), copyright owner or agent), grant a non-exclusive licence to Greenwich Academic Literature Archive that confirms the following:

  • You are the author, one of the authors, an agent of one of the authors, or the copyright holder of the Work.
  • You have authority to make this agreement giving Greenwich Academic Literature Archive the right to publish the Work in a repository.
  • That the Work is original and does not, to the best of your knowledge, infringe upon anyone else's copyright.

Permissions given to the repository

Greenwich Academic Literature Archive shall distribute electronic copies of the work for the lifetime of the repository or based upon an agreed time span, and translate it as necessary to ensure it can be read by computer systems in the future. No charge will be made for distribution, except for media costs necessary for postal distribution.

Withdrawing your work

You may request the Work is removed at any point in the future, however any requests will be considered in line with the criteria held within the Notice and Takedown Policy and School publications policy. Greenwich Academic Literature Archive reserves the right to remove the Work for any professional, administrative or legal reason as outlined in the Notice and Takedown Policy. A metadata record (citation and abstract) indicating that the Work was stored in the repository will remain visible for the lifetime of the repository.


While every care will be taken to preserve the e-print, Greenwich Academic Literature Archive is not liable for loss or damage to the e-print or other data while it is stored within the repository.

Definition and terms

In this licence document:

means the e-print being deposited including abstract, text, images and related data.
means an academic research paper stored in an electronic format.

If you have any further queries contact the Greenwich Academic Literature Archive team at: