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Please read this deposit agreement (“Deposit Agreement”) carefully. By depositing research data and materials to and/or publishing with Singapore Management University Research Data Repository (SMU RDR), you represent that you are a current SMU faculty, staff or student, and you agree to the terms of this deposit agreement.
Definition. As used in this Deposit Agreement, “Provided Materials” means data, figure, computer code, images, software, and any other kind of research-related materials that you deposit in SMU RDR.
Eligibility to Deposit Provided Materials. You must be a SMU faculty, staff member, or student with an authorized SMU account, or be invited by a SMU faculty, staff member, or student to a project in order to deposit Materials in SMU RDR.
Grant of Rights Regarding Provided Materials. By depositing Provided Materials, you hereby agree that SMU has a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, royalty-free right to store, reproduce, publish, display and distribute any and all such Provided Materials to the public under the relevant license you select when you upload the Provided Materials as well as for archival and preservation purposes (including but not limited to the right to transfer the Provided Materials into a different format now known or later developed). By agreeing to this Deposit Agreement, you are not relinquishing any ownership interest you may have in the Provided Materials, and SMU is not relinquishing any ownership it may have in the Provided Materials.
Authority to Deposit Provided Materials. By depositing Provided Materials, you represent that:
-- the Provided Materials are either work that you own, or that you have appropriate licenses or permissions necessary to make the Provided Materials available to the public under the license you have selected. Without limiting the general nature of the prior sentence, if the Provided Materials are subject to the terms of an agreement (including but not limited to a sponsored research award, or an IRB protocol or consent form), you represent that you are permitted by the applicable agreement to deposit the Provided Materials and to make them available under the license you have selected;
--you have used applicable credits, citations and/or notices consistent with academic practice (and, If applicable, as required by sponsored research or other agreements or obligations);
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