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ScholarWorksUGA: Institutional Repository

This guide provides information about ScholarWorksUGA, The University of Georgia's Institutional Repository.

Author Deposit Agreement

ScholarWorksUGA Author Deposit Agreement 

I hereby grant to the University of Georgia (UGA) a non-exclusive, noncommercial perpetual license to store, reproduce, display, and distribute my submitted work (Work) for unrestricted uses by the University to promote scholarship and learning. 

These uses include but are not limited to publicly display the Work, maintain and preserve the Work according to UGA Libraries policies and procedures, reproduce the Work for researchers in or outside of UGA to support noncommercial scholarship and learning, and reproduce the Work for web-based digital collections.  

UGA may retain and make copies of the Work in its original format and migrate it to new electronic or other formats as appropriate, in current or future formats, for the purposes of preservation, access, and security. UGA may not alter the content of the Work. 

A University of Georgia faculty or student author submitting their work into ScholarWorksUGA retains copyright in that Work, in accordance with University of Georgia Intellectual Property Policy ( 


 I represent and warrant to UGA the following: 

  1. I am the original creator of the Work and retain my full copyrights in the Work, or I have permission from the original creator of the Work to submit it by proxy. 

  1. The Work is original and does not infringe upon the copyrights of others, does not contain any libelous content, and does not invade any privacy or confidentiality of third parties.  

  1. In the case of any legitimate third-party interest in the Work, I have obtained and can show its written permission to make further uses of the Work.  


UGA may remove or disable the Work if it finds that I have breached any of my above representations or warranties, or, for any reason and at any time the University determines as necessary.  


By depositing Work into ScholarWorksUGA, I represent and warrant that I have read and agree to the terms of this Agreement.