LTU Scholarly Commons showcases and preserves scholarly, creative, and other works unique to the Lawrence Tech community. The LTU Library manages LTU Scholarly Commons.
LTU Scholarly Commons collects unique scholarly content produced by the Lawrence Technological University community. Our current collection includes LTU publications such as Yearbooks, PRISM, and Architext. LTU Scholarly Commons accommodates both born-digital materials and items that have been converted to digital, including text, images, audio, video, 3D data, and will add other formats as they become relevant in the future.
We invite submissions for the following types of scholarly and creative works, to name a few, by the LTU campus community into LTU Scholarly Commons:
If you have any questions about what works are appropriate for deposit in LTU Scholarly Commons, please contact Adrienne Aluzzo (firstname.lastname@example.org.) at LTU Library.
Roles and Responsibilities
LTU Scholarly Commons accepts, stores, and provides access to materials in compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, Title 17 United States Code, and other laws governing privacy and intellectual property.
To deposit their works in LTU Scholarly Commons, contributors must be members of the LTU academic community and grant the University a nonexclusive, perpetual license to accept their work, archive it in whatever current or future format determined to be appropriate, and display the work on a royalty-free basis.
Depositing work in LTU Scholarly Commons requires that the author consent to the LTU Scholarly Commons Author Deposit Agreement. Anyone depositing work in LTU Scholarly Commons affirms that they have the right to deposit a digital copy of the work, and that making the work available through LTU Scholarly Commons does not violate any other party's intellectual property, privacy, or other proprietary right. Prior to making a deposit, it is recommended that contributors consult the Intellectual Property Policy of Lawrence Technological University per the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs. It is also highly recommended that contributors learn about their rights and responsibilities with third parties such as funding agencies and publishers before submitting their works in LTU Scholarly Commons. A member of LTU faculty or student author submitting their work into LTU Scholarly Commons retains copyright in that Work, in accordance with LTU’s Intellectual Property Policy.
For additional information and consultation about author rights, please contact Adrienne Aluzzo, University Librarian, at email@example.com
LTU Scholarly Commons is intended to serve as permanent archive of submitted material in Open Access format, except those theses and dissertations under embargo with permission from The Graduate School. Works in LTU Scholarly Commons will be made openly accessible via the Internet.
Removal of Content
Authors should refer requests to remove materials from LTU Scholarly Commons to Adrienne Aluzzo at firstname.lastname@example.org. The exception is electronic theses and dissertations governed by agreements and policies administered by the Graduate School.
LTU Scholarly Commons Author Deposit Agreement
I hereby grant to Lawrence Technological University (LTU) a non-exclusive, noncommercial perpetual license to store, reproduce, display, and distribute my submitted work (Work) for unrestricted uses by the University to promote scholarship and learning.
These uses include but are not limited to publicly display the Work, maintain and preserve the Work according to LTU Library policies and procedures, reproduce the Work for researchers in or outside of LTU to support noncommercial scholarship and learning, and reproduce the Work for web-based digital collections.
LTU may retain and make copies of the Work in its original format and migrate it to new electronic or other formats as appropriate, in current or future formats, for the purposes of preservation, access, and security. LTU may not alter the content of the Work.
A Lawrence Tech University faculty or student author submitting their work into LTU Scholarly Commons retains copyright in that Work, in accordance with Lawrence Technological University’s Intellectual Property Policy.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
I represent and warrant to LTU the following:
LTU may remove or disable the Work if it finds that I have breached any of my above representations or warranties, or, for any reason and at any time the University determines as necessary.
By depositing Work into LTU Scholarly Commons, I represent and warrant that I have read and agree to the terms of this Agreement.