Atrium License Agreement

When submitting items to the Atrium you will be required to agree to the terms of the standard Atrium License Agreement which is a statement confirming that you are not knowingly violating any intellectual property rights and that you are granting non-exclusive rights to the University of Guelph. The full text of the standard Atrium License Agreement for a Sole Author is provided below. The standard Atrium License Agreement for Co-authors is the same except you must indicate the number of authors for the item.

Atrium License Agreement - Standard - Sole Author

  1.   I hereby grant to the University of Guelph (a) a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publish, reproduce and distribute this Submission in whole or in part, in all languages, in print, electronic or any other form and in any media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the World (the “Territory”), for the full term of copyright available to the Submission.

  2.   I also represent and warrant that:

      (i) I am the sole author of the Submission;

      (ii) I have the right to make the grant conferred by this non-exclusive license and have not previously dealt with these rights and licenses in such a manner that would conflict with my grant to the University hereunder.

      (iii) the Submission is original, except for any copyrighted material of others incorporated in the Submission, for which I have obtained written permission to use, as appropriate;

      (iv) if the Submission is produced in whole or in part by funding from an external agency or organization, I have fulfilled any right or review or other contractual obligation required by the external agency or organization;

      (v) the Submission contains no libelous, obscene, or other unlawful, harmful or defamatory matter;

      (vii) the Submission does not violate or invade any right of privacy or publicity;

  3.   I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the University, its officers, directors, employees and agents (each, an “Indemnitee”) from and against any claims, demands, actions, proceedings suits, liabilities, damages, costs (including reasonable counsel fees), or expenses (each, a “Claim”) which may be brought or had against any Indemnitee by reason of any Claim which constitutes a breach of the foregoing warranties.