Locally Created Cataloging and Metadata Records Rights Policy

University Libraries, Unt Policy And Procedure Memorandum.

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Summary

As a way of supporting Open Access and the free dissemination and reuse of knowledge, the University of North Texas Libraries (UNTL) makes its contribution of cataloging and metadata records available as Public Domain resources.

Policy

As a way of supporting Open Access and the free dissemination and reuse of knowledge, the UNTL makes its contribution of cataloging and metadata records available as Public Domain resources.

All locally created cataloging and metadata records by the UNTL are Public Domain and are available under the Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication (CC0).

The UNTL, as creator of bibliographic and descriptive metadata records, has waived all rights to them worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.

A bibliographic or descriptive metadata record for some resources, such as theses and dissertations, may contain an abstract created by the author of the work. Copyright law may still apply to the abstract in the bibliographic or descriptive metadata record.

Dates

  • Approved: 05/19/15
  • Revised: 01/12/17

License Information

This Policy: "Locally Created Cataloging and Metadata Records Rights Policy" by UNT Libraries is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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