Using materials in UNSWorks


Unless otherwise stated, materials deposited in UNSWorks are protected by the Copyright Act 1968.

Rights of use

Unless otherwise stated, materials deposited in UNSWorks are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives Licence (commonly abbreviated CC BY-NC-ND), which permits users to access material from UNSWorks as follows:

You are free to share the work - to copy, distribute, and transmit the work - subject to the following conditions:

Attribution - You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
Non-commercial - You may not use this material for commercial purposes.
No Derivative Works - If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.

Where the copyright owner does not permit a Creative Commons licence, different conditions will be noted on the work.

For more information about Creative Commons licensing and how to use CC-licensed materials, check out Creative Commons.

Depositing materials in UNSWorks

Selecting a licence to upload material to UNSWorks

If you are an author/creator who is uploading your own publication to UNSWorks via ROS, you will be prompted to select a licence agreement before you can submit the publication.

The author/creator licences available are:

I am the Author of this Thesis
I am the Author of this Work and I own the copyright
I am the Author of this Work and I have uploaded written permission from the copyright owner
I am the Author of this Work and I am relying on Publisher Permission/Policy to upload
I am the Author of this Work and UNSW owns the copyright
I am the Author of this Work and I do not know who owns the copyright

If you are uploading a publication to UNSWorks via UNSWorks Institutional Repository Research Publication cover page, ensure the permission covers the planned use.

Removing materials from UNSWorks

Retrospective Digitisation of UNSW Theses - Unlocking UNSW Research

In 2015, the UNSW Library commenced an ambitious project to improve access to 60 years of higher degree research at UNSW. Theses that were previously available only in print are now being progressively digitised and made publicly available through UNSWorks, UNSW's open access repository.

The Library endeavoured to contact the authors and copyright owners of the theses involved to provide them with an opt out option. If your thesis was a part of this project and you wish for it to be removed from UNSWorks, please use this form to contact UNSW to request removal. Please note that if you deposited your thesis in UNSWorks as a requirement for your degree, don't use this form to have your thesis removed from UNSWorks. You should contact the Graduate Research School if you are at UNSW Sydney or the Research Student Unit if you are at UNSW Canberra for any queries regarding removing the thesis from UNSWorks.

Copyright infringement

When authors deposit Works into UNSWorks, they warrant that they have the authority to do so. They also warrant that they have removed any third-party materials in their Works for which they have not received an appropriate licence to use.

UNSW neither endorses nor accepts the claims of depositors regarding copyright, licences, or suitability of the content of Works for publication.

If there is any content in UNSWorks that you reasonably believe to be infringing your copyright, please use this form to contact UNSW. The content will be taken down while the claim is investigated.

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