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UBC Thesis License Agreement : Non-Exclusive Distribution License to the University of British Columbia University of British Columbia. Office of the University Counsel 2008-03-05

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cIRcle Digital Repository                                      UBC Thesis License Agreement:  NON-EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION LICENCE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. In consideration of The University of British Columbia ("UBC") publishing your thesis or dissertation, the title of which is set out below (the "Thesis"), in microform, electronic format, or both, as well as for making the Thesis available for interlibrary loan and in-library use, you agree as follows:  1. You hereby grant to UBC a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty free license to reproduce, convert (as described below), publish, archive, communicate and distribute the Thesis, including descriptive information, metadata and the Thesis abstract, in any format and in any medium for non- commercial purposes for the full term of copyright, including but not limited to the right to:  (a) transmit the Thesis to the public by telecommunication, including via the internet and facsimile transmission;  (b) publish the Thesis electronically on the Internet;  (c) distribute the Thesis through library, interlibrary and public loan;  (d) digitize, photocopy and microfiche the Thesis; and  (e) sub-license or assign any of the rights granted by in this paragraph 1 or otherwise authorize third parties to perform such acts on UBC's behalf.  2. UBC may keep more than one copy of the Thesis and convert the Thesis into any medium or format for the purposes of security, back-up, preservation and UBC's use of the Thesis in accordance with this license.  3. You confirm that, upon reasonable investigation, you believe the following statements to be true and accurate:  a) the Thesis is your original work and is an un-amended copy of the final version approved by your Examination Committee;  (b) you have the right and authority to grant the rights set out in this license;  (c) the Thesis does not infringe copyright or other intellectual property rights of any other person;  (d) if the Thesis contains material to which you do not hold copyright and which is not in the public domain, then one or both of the following apply:  (i) each use of such copyrighted material complies with the "fair dealing" provisions of the Copyright Act (Canada); and  cIRcle Digital Repository                                     (ii) you have obtained and retained in your files a copy of the written permission of the copyright owner(s) to include the work (or part thereof, as the case may be) in your Thesis and to grant to UBC the rights set out in this license;  (e) all material to which you do not hold copyright is clearly and appropriately identified and acknowledged within the Thesis;  (f) the Thesis does not contain any confidential or proprietary information belonging to others, other than information for which you have obtained and retained in your files a copy of the written approval to include in your Thesis;  (g) the Thesis does not contain any libelous or other unlawful matter and does not invade the privacy of any persons;  (h) there are no unexpired publication delays on the distribution of the Thesis; and  (i) the information you provide herein about the Thesis is accurate.  4. You agree to indemnify and hold UBC harmless against any loss, damage, claim, liability, settlement cost or expense (including legal fees) incurred by UBC and arising out of or in connection with any of the statements in Section 3 being inaccurate or alleged to be inaccurate.  5. You promise to inform any person to whom you may hereafter assign or license the copyright in the Thesis of the rights granted to UBC in this License. You retain copyright ownership and moral rights in the Thesis, and may deal with the copyright in the Thesis in any way consistent with rights granted to UBC in this License. You agree that UBC is not responsible for any misuse of the Thesis by third parties who access the Thesis through UBC's facilities. You acknowledge that UBC may, in its discretion, refuse to distribute the Thesis. UBC will send out a notification if it so decides. 


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