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Research Commons @ ACPHS

Rights and Responsibilities

Author Rights 

The author retains the copyright for all works submitted to Research Commons @ ACPHS. The author is free to reuse the content, but it is their responsibility to check the terms of use of the publication agreement if a document posted in the IR is published elsewhere.  

User Rights & Responsibilities 

All users must respect the intellectual property rights of the author. Materials may be downloaded for educational and research purposes within the scope of fair use provided due recognition is given to the author. Material may not be copied, distributed, displayed, altered or used for commercial purposes unless such use is specified by a Creative Commons License. 

Name authority 

If authors wish to change their names, we will update the IR with the name changes and/or pronoun changes, with no legal documentation required. We will update all metadata, content and associated records under our control to reflect the requested name change. To respect the privacy and discretion in an author’s request for a name change, we will not publish a correction notice. Note: We are unable to update name information on the submitted content itself. For published articles, you may request a name change through the publisher. If you supply us with an updated file we will replace the old file with it.