License Agreement

During the submission process, contributors must click through and accept a license agreement (see below) which grants Loyola University Chicago the non-exclusive right to reproduce and distribute the submission in electronic format. This license merely grants Loyola University Chicago the right to display your work online. Any and all copyrights in the submission remain with the author.

For items submitted in person, please print out and sign a copy of the license agreement (PDF) and bring it to the library with your submission.

For questions about this license agreement, please contact us.


By signing and submitting this license, you, "the author," grant to Loyola University Chicago the non-exclusive right to reproduce and distribute your submission in electronic format via the World Wide Web, as well as the right to migrate or convert your submission, without alteration of the content, to any medium or format for the purpose of preservation and/or continued distribution.

Loyola University Chicago acknowledges that this is a non-exclusive license; any copyrights in the submission remain with the author or other copyright holder and subsequent uses of the submitted material by that person(s) are not restricted by this license.

Loyola will make the submission available using a Creative Commons "Attribution / Non-commercial / No derivative works" license, which means that your work cannot be used commercially or changed in any way by others, and any authorized use must be properly attributed. Your submission will also be accompanied by a copyright statement indicating the author's continuing rights. Loyola will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the author's name remains clearly associated with the submission and that no alterations of the content are made. (For more on Creative Commons licenses, see

The author agrees that Loyola University Chicago may keep more than one copy of this submission for purposes of security, backup and preservation.

The author represents that the submission covered by this license is his/her original work and that he/she has the right to grant this license to Loyola University Chicago. The author further represents that the submission does not, to the best of his/her knowledge, infringe upon any third-party's copyright. If the submission contains material for which the author does not hold copyright, the author represents that he/she has obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright holder to grant this license, and that such third-party material is clearly identified and acknowledged within the text or content of the submission. In the event of a subsequent dispute over the copyrights to material contained in this submission to Loyola, the author agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Loyola University Chicago and its employees or agents for any uses of the material authorized by this license.

If this submission is based upon work that has been sponsored or supported by any agency or organization other than Loyola University, the author represents that he/she has fulfilled any right of review or other obligation required by contract or agreement with the supporting entity.