Terms and Conditions of Use for Oxford University Research Archive

Terms of Use

The University of Oxford ('the University'), through the Bodleian Libraries, has developed Oxford University Research Archive ('ORA') so that users may access research outputs of the University.

Copyright and other rights in the items held in ORA are retained by the individual authors, the University, or other third parties. The extent of the rights reserved and the identity of the parties retaining those rights will vary on an item-by-item basis.

Users are required to comply with the permissions notice that applies to each item in ORA. Unless otherwise indicated in the relevant permissions notice on the item record, users may download and/or print one copy of any item in ORA to facilitate their private study or research for non-commercial purposes. Whilst items held in ORA may be subject to multiple intellectual property rights, depositors only licence the copyright through ORA, and no licence under any patents, design rights, trade marks or any other right that may exist in relation to such items is granted or implied. Some items in ORA are distributed under Creative Commons or other licences which may allow for further commercial or non-commercial use. Subject to such licences, users may not use material obtained from ORA for any profit-making activities or any commercial gain.

You may freely distribute the URL (https://ora.ox.ac.uk) of the ORA website but if you wish to link to any item in ORA you must do so through the item record page.

ORA supports and participates in the Open Archives Initiative (OAI). You can find details of the ORA API at https://ora.ox.ac.uk/api.

These terms are governed by English law, and the Courts of England have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to them.

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